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General Strike, (1926)

R. J. Cootes

General Strike, (1926)

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Published by Longman in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementillustrated from contemporary sources by A. Dodds.
SeriesThen and there series
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15073374M
ISBN 100582203996


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