Labor, its history and its prospects

an address delivered before the Young Men"s Mercantile Library Association of Cincinnati on Tuesday, February 1, 1848 by Robert Dale Owen

Publisher: Herald of Truth Print in Cincinnati

Written in English
Published: Pages: 39 Downloads: 248
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Subjects:

  • Working class,
  • Machinery in the workplace

Edition Notes

Statementby Robert Dale Owen.
SeriesLibrary of American civilization -- LAC 40086.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination39 p.
Number of Pages39
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13556321M
OCLC/WorldCa12046753

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LABOR: ITS HISTORY AND ITS PROSPECTS [] Authors. Robert Dale Owen Paul Royster (edited by), University of Nebraska-Lincoln Follow. ORCID IDs. Paul Royster. Date of this Version. Abstract. AN ADDRESS DELIVERED BEFORE THE YOUNG MEN’S MERCANTILE LIBRARY ASSOCIATION, OF CINCINNATI, On Tuesday, February 1, Author: Robert Dale Owen, Paul Royster.

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