Should the American workers form a political party of their own?

a debate by Morris Hillquit

Publisher: Rand School Press in New York, N.Y

Written in English
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  • Labor unions -- United States -- Political activity,
  • Labor movement -- United States,
  • Socialism -- United States

Edition Notes

StatementMorris Hillquit, yes ; Matthew Woll, no ; B. Charney Vladeck, chairman.
ContributionsWoll, Matthew, 1880-1956.
LC ClassificationsHD8076 .H5
The Physical Object
Pagination31 p. ;
Number of Pages31
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6281398M
LC Control Number32029860

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