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Facts about the coal Dispute

Facts about the coal Dispute

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Published by Triple Industrial Alliance in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

This is not pub by the LRD.

Statementpublished by the triple Industrial Alliance ; agents the LRD.
ContributionsSmillie, Robert., Hodges, Frank., Labour Research Department., Miners Federation of Great Britain.
The Physical Object
Pagination10 ;
Number of Pages10
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20848719M

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