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British general strike

Tom Brown

British general strike

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Published by Freedom Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General Strike -- Great Britain -- 1926.,
  • Working class -- Great Britain -- Political activity.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Tom Brown.
    ContributionsFreedom Press.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination17p. ;
    Number of Pages17
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19285742M


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