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Laundry workers and laundry customers, 1930-1960

Christina Benninghaus

Laundry workers and laundry customers, 1930-1960

by Christina Benninghaus

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Published by typescript in [s.l.] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Dissertation (M.A.) - University of Warwick, 1988.

StatementChristina Benninghaus.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13922790M

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