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Trade unionism in Australia

Thomas Bramble

Trade unionism in Australia

a history from flood to ebb tide

by Thomas Bramble

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Labor unions -- Australia -- History -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-274) and index.

    StatementTom Bramble.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD6892 .B73 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 293 p. ;
    Number of Pages293
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23181282M
    ISBN 100521888034, 0521716128
    ISBN 109780521888035, 9780521716123
    LC Control Number2009286040

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