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Published by London School of Econ. in [London] .
Written in English


  • Strikes and lockouts -- Bibliography,
  • England -- Labour and labouring classes

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SeriesBritish Library of Political Science. Bulletin No. 35, August, 1926, p. 31
The Physical Object
Pagination[4 p.]
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16670285M

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