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Published by Scarecrow Press in Lanham, Md .
Written in English


  • Labor movement,
  • Encyclopedias,
  • Labor unions,
  • History

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementJames C. Docherty, Sjaak van der Velden
SeriesHistorical dictionaries of religions, philosophies, and movements
ContributionsVelden, Jacobus Hermanus Antonius van der, 1954-
LC ClassificationsHD4839 .D58 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25190325M
ISBN 109780810861961, 9780810879881
LC Control Number2012003173

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