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See George Gregory's typescript in Brunel University Library. Book that inspired him to take evening classes was Smiles's Self Help.

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See George Gregory's typescript in Brunel University Library. Book that inspired him to take evening classes was Smiles's Self Help.

How to cite this record

You can copy this item for personal use, share it, and post it on a blog or website. It cannot be used commercially without permission. Please ensure the following credit accompanies it:

The Intellectual Life of the British Working Classes
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/72758
Accessed on 2019/09/19 16:53:14

Related place
England
Related people
Gregory, George
Related text or manuscript
The Intellectual Life of the British Working Classes
Related place
England
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