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Labor in America a history by Melvyn Dubofsky

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Published by Harlan Davidson in Wheeling, Ill .
Written in English


  • Labor -- United States -- History,
  • Working class -- United States -- History,
  • Labor unions -- United States -- History

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementMelvyn Dubofsky, Foster Rhea Dulles.
ContributionsDulles, Foster Rhea, 1900-1970.
LC ClassificationsHD8066 .D8 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23712979M
ISBN 109780882952734
LC Control Number2009036261

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