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Molly Maguires.

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Published by International Publishers in New York .
Written in English



  • Pennsylvania.


  • Molly Maguires,
  • Coal miners -- Pennsylvania

Book details:

LC ClassificationsHD5325.M62 B55 1970
The Physical Object
Pagination144 p.
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5700423M
ISBN 100717802736
LC Control Number70120821

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