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The Politics of immigrant workers

labor activism and migration in the world economy since 1830

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Published by Holmes & Meier in New york .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alien labor -- Political activity -- History,
  • Immigrants -- Political activity -- History,
  • Labor movement -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Camille Guerin-Gonzales and Carl Strikwerda ; foreword by David Brody.
    ContributionsGuerin-Gonzales, Camille., Strikwerda, Carl.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD8081.A5 P65 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 333 p. ;
    Number of Pages333
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1555813M
    ISBN 100841912971
    LC Control Number91036174

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