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The singletax and the labor movement

by Peter Alexander Speek

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Published by University of Wisconsin in Madison, Wis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Single tax.,
  • Labor unions -- United States.,
  • Labor -- United States.,
  • Working class -- United States.,
  • Labor movement -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Peter Alexander Speek.
    SeriesBulletin of the University of Wisconsin -- no. 878. -- Economics and political science series -- v. 8, no. 3, Bulletin of the University of Wisconsin -- v. 8, no. 3., Bulletin of the University of Wisconsin -- 878.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsH31 .W63 vol.8, no.3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination180 p. ;
    Number of Pages180
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22893461M
    LC Control Number18027031

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