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The General Strike

Julian Symons

The General Strike

a historical portrait.

by Julian Symons

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Published by Cresset Press in [London] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General Strike, Great Britain, 1926

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD5366 .S9
    The Physical Object
    Pagination259 p.
    Number of Pages259
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6241678M
    LC Control Number58000534
    OCLC/WorldCa232001

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