State-making and labor movements France and the United States, 1876-1914 by Gerald Friedman

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Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca .

Written in English

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Places:

  • United States,
  • France

Subjects:

  • Labor movement -- France -- History,
  • Labor movement -- United States -- History,
  • Labor unions -- France -- Political activity -- History,
  • Labor unions -- United States -- Political activity -- History,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1865-1933,
  • France -- Politics and government -- 1870-1940

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementGerald Friedman.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD8430 .F74 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 317 p. :
Number of Pages317
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL375258M
ISBN 100801423252
LC Control Number98037116

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