Labor problems in American industry.
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Published by Houghton Mifflin company in Boston, New York [etc.] .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Labor movement -- United States.,
  • Industries -- United States.,
  • Labor laws and legislation -- United States.

Book details:

LC ClassificationsHD8072 .D27 1941
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii p., 2 l., [3]-1008, xiv p.
Number of Pages1008
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6420499M
LC Control Number41015254

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