Wisconsin uprising labor fights back by Michael Yates

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Published by Monthly Review Press in New York, NY .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Social conditions,
  • Labor movement,
  • Working class,
  • Labor unions,
  • History

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Statementedited by Michael D. Yates ; foreword by Robert W. McChesney
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD8072.5 .W57 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25094968M
ISBN 109781583672808, 9781583672815
LC Control Number2011045385

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