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Labour government versus the dockers.

Labour government versus the dockers.

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Published by Bob Potter .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Reprinted from Solidarity,vol.3,no.4.

SeriesReprints -- 19
The Physical Object
Pagination13p.,26cm
Number of Pages26
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18882408M

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