Labor and the American way.
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Labor and the American way. by Mark Starr

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Published by Oxford Book Co. in New York .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Labor unions -- United States.

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Edition Notes

SeriesOxford social studies pamphlets,, no. 14
LC ClassificationsHD6508 .S68 1960
The Physical Object
Pagination92 p.
Number of Pages92
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5793068M
LC Control Number60004289

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