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Published by A. Sutton in Stroud, [England] .
Written in English



  • Great Britain


  • General Strike, Great Britain, 1926 -- History -- Chronology.,
  • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1910-1936.

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Edition Notes

StatementKeith Laybourn.
LC ClassificationsHD5365.A6 IN PROCESS (UTILITY LOAD) (gen wks)
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 177 p. :
Number of Pages177
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL765203M
ISBN 100750910585
LC Control Number97163021

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