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On the power of Britain"s organized labour

Bauer, P. T.

On the power of Britain"s organized labour

sources and implications

by Bauer, P. T.

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Published by Fraser Institute in Vancouver, B.C., Canada .
Written in English

Edition Notes

Statementby Lord Bauer and John Burton.
SeriesFocus,, no. 11
LC ClassificationsMLCS 85/9327 (H)
The Physical Object
Pagination36 p. ;
Number of Pages36
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2961767M
ISBN 100889750599
LC Control Number84206016

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