2 edition of Strikes and democratic government found in the catalog.
Strikes and democratic government
Twentieth Century Fund. Labor Committee.
in New York
Written in English
|LC Classifications||HD5324 .T9|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||31|
|LC Control Number||47005040|
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