Mirth in the Mill (Book)

Martin, David
June 1997
Labour History Review (Maney Publishing);Summer1997, Vol. 62 Issue 2, p224
Book Review
Reviews the book "Mirth in the Mill: The Gradely World of Sam Fitton," by Alan Fowler and Terry Wyke.


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