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Labor politics American style

Philip Taft

Labor politics American style

the California State Federation ofLabor.

by Philip Taft

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Published by Harvard U.P.; Distributed by Oxford U.P .
Written in English


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SeriesWertheim publications in industrial relations
The Physical Object
Pagination288p.,24cm
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20141251M

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