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Time, agency, and social thought in nineteenth century England

Gavin Bissell

Time, agency, and social thought in nineteenth century England

an examination of the relationship between changes inthe conceptualisation of time and the experience of agency with particular reference to the social-scientific activities of textile manufacturers 1833-1905.

by Gavin Bissell

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Published in Bradford .
Written in English


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Ph.D. thesis. Typescript.

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