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Workingclass giant

Zipser, Arthur

Workingclass giant

the life of William Z. Foster

by Zipser, Arthur

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Published by International Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Foster, William Z., 1881-1961.,
    • Labor leaders -- United States -- Biography.,
    • Labor unions -- United States -- Biography.,
    • Communists -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementby Arthur Zipser.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD8073.F6 Z5
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 219 p. ;
      Number of Pages219
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4257050M
      ISBN 100717805905, 0717805824
      LC Control Number81002503

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