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Children, school and society in nineteenth century England by Anne Digby

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English


  • Educational sociology -- England.,
  • Education of children -- England -- History -- 19th century.

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Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementAnne Digby and Peter Searby.
ContributionsSearby, Peter.
LC ClassificationsLC191.8.G7
The Physical Object
Pagination258p. ;
Number of Pages258
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21282129M
ISBN 100333246780, 0333246799

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