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philosophy of the labor movement

George E. McNeill

philosophy of the labor movement

a paper read before the International Labor Congress, Chicago, Ill., September, 1893

by George E. McNeill

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Published by American Federation of Labor in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Labor movement -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby George E. McNeill.
      ContributionsGompers, Samuel, 1850-1924.
      LC ClassificationsHD8072 .M24
      The Physical Object
      Pagination8 p. ;
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6907762M
      LC Control Number01018816

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