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Organizing the shipyards union strategy in three Northeast ports, 1933-1945 by Palmer, David

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Published by ILR Press in Ithaca, N.Y .
Written in English



  • Northeastern States,
  • United States


  • Industrial Union of Marine and Shipbuilding Workers of America -- History.,
  • Shipbuilding industry -- Employees -- Labor unions -- Northeastern States -- History.,
  • Labor unions -- Organizing -- United States -- Case studies.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementDavid Palmer.
LC ClassificationsHD6515.S512 I536 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination[xvii], 264 p. :
Number of Pages264
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL366192M
ISBN 100801427347
LC Control Number98026635

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