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Published by New York State School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell University in Ithaca .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Labor unions -- Latin America

Book details:

Edition Notes

SeriesNew York State School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell University. Bulletin -- 45
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD6597 G3
The Physical Object
Pagination58 p.
Number of Pages58
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14502819M

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