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Canadian labour in politics.

Gad Horowitz

Canadian labour in politics.

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Published by University of Toronto Press in Toronto, Buffalo .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesStudies in the structure of power: decision-making in Canada -- 4
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21900435M
ISBN 100802019021
OCLC/WorldCa248602372

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