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Working Americans, 1880-2012

Volume I: The Working Class

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Published by Grey House Publishing in Amenia, NY .
Written in English


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FormatHardcover
Paginationxxv, 650 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25352870M
ISBN 101592375642
ISBN 109781592375646


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Each volume in the widely-successful Working Americans series focuses on a particular type of American and illustrates what life was like for that group from the s to the present time. The volumes are arranged into decade-long chapters, each 1880-2012 book to.

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WORKING AMERICANS Volume XIII: Educators & Education By Scott Derks A Universal Reference Book Grey House Publishing. TABLE OF CONTENTS Preface xv Introduction xvii INTRODUCTION Profile: Mary Greene, Teacher Düring Educational Reform 3 Life at Home 3.

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