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Sweated Work, Weak Bodies Anti-Sweatshop Campaigns and Languages of Labor by Daniel E. Bender

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Published by Rutgers University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • American history: from c 1900 -,
  • Labour economics,
  • Social history,
  • Work & labour,
  • 20th century,
  • Labor,
  • History,
  • Business & Economics,
  • History - U.S,
  • Sweatshops,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • USA,
  • Labor & Industrial Relations - General,
  • Economic History,
  • United States - 20th Century (1900-1945),
  • Alien labor,
  • Prevention,
  • United States

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8025996M
ISBN 100813533376
ISBN 109780813533377

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