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History of the trade unions

History of the trade unions

[a T.U.C. study pamphlet]

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Published by Trades Union Congress in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Labor unions -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.,
  • Labor unions -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Labor unions -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementforeword by Sir Walter Citrine.
    ContributionsTrades Union Congress.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination15p. ;
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21864134M


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