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Masterless men

the vagrancy problem in England 1560-1640

by A. L. Beier

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Published by Methuen in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Tramps -- England -- History -- 16th century.,
    • Vagrancy -- England -- History -- 16th century,
    • Vagrancy -- England -- History -- 17th century.,
    • Tramps -- England -- History -- 17th century.,
    • England -- Social conditions -- 16th century.,
    • England -- Social conditions -- 17th century.,
    • England -- Economic conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementA.L. Beier.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV4546.A3 B45 1985
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxii, 233 p. ;
      Number of Pages233
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3026833M
      ISBN 100416390102
      LC Control Number85007257

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