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Breaking down myths of peace and harmony in Canadian labour history

Lorne Brown

Breaking down myths of peace and harmony in Canadian labour history

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Published by Canadian dimension in [Winnipeg .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Strikes and lockouts -- Canada,
  • Labor and laboring classes -- Canada -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Lorne Brown.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[28]p. (p. [28] advertisement)
    Number of Pages28
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18944280M


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