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A history of American labor.

Joseph G. Rayback

A history of American labor.

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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Labor and laboring classes -- United States -- History.,
    • Labor unions -- United States -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliography.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD8066 .R3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination459 p.
      Number of Pages459
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6268863M
      LC Control Number59005344
      OCLC/WorldCa4885556

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