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British unions and economic planning.

John Schmidman

British unions and economic planning.

by John Schmidman

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Published by Pennsylvania State University in University Park .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Labor unions -- Great Britain.,
    • Great Britain -- Economic policy -- 1945-1964.,
    • Great Britain -- Economic policy -- 1964-1979.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      SeriesThe Pennsylvania State University studies,, no. 27
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD6664 .S25
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 106 p.
      Number of Pages106
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5276801M
      LC Control Number71631040

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