Housing and the public health
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Published by Funk and Wagnalls Company in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Great Britain.

Subjects:

  • Working class -- Dwellings,
  • Labor and laboring classes -- Great Britain,
  • Public health -- Great Britain

Book details:

Edition Notes

Printed in Great Britain.

Statementby John Robertson, with 12 diagrams.
SeriesEnglish public health series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD7333.A3 R6
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 159, [1] p.
Number of Pages159
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6627735M
LC Control Number20016225
OCLC/WorldCa6655960

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