Suffrage, Labour Markets and Coalitions in Colonial Virginia

  title={Suffrage, Labour Markets and Coalitions in Colonial Virginia},
  author={Elena Nikolova and Milena Nikolova},
  journal={European Economics: Labor \& Social Conditions eJournal},

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