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The Orphan Country

Children of Scotland"s Broken Homes, 1845 to the Present

by Lynn Abrams

  • 91 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by John Donald Publishers .
Written in English

  • Child welfare,
  • Social history,
  • Scotland,
  • 20th century,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • General,
  • Family / Parenting / Childbirth

  • The Physical Object
    Number of Pages250
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11657586M
    ISBN 100859764974
    ISBN 109780859764971

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