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World labor today

Robert Jackson Alexander

World labor today

[highlights of trade unions on six continents, 1945-1952]

by Robert Jackson Alexander

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Published by League for Industrial Democracy in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Labor unions

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination54 p.
    Number of Pages54
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16750251M
    LC Control Number54010094

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