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The General Strike May 1926 its origin & history by Robert Page Arnot

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Published by Augustus M. Kelley in NewYork .
Written in English


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Reprint of 1st ed, London: Labour Research Department: 1926.

Statementprepared by R. Page Arnot.
SeriesReprints of Economic Classics
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15105184M
ISBN 100678002541

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