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Michael Davitt, revolutionary agitator and labour leader by F. Sheehy-Skeffington

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Published by T. F. Unwin in London [etc.] .
Written in English


  • Davitt, Michael, -- 1846-1906,
  • Ireland -- History -- 1837-1901,
  • Ireland -- Politics and government -- 1837-1901

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Edition Notes

Statementby F. Sheehy-Skeffington; with an introduction by Justin M"Carthy.
ContributionsMcCarthy, Justin, 1830-1912
LC ClassificationsDA958.D2 S5
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 291, [1] p.
Number of Pages291
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16299870M
LC Control Number09008388

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