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The most dangerous man in Detroit Walter Reuther and the fate of American labor by Nelson Lichtenstein

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Published by Basic Books in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Reuther, Walter, -- 1907-1970,
  • International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America -- History,
  • Labor unions -- United States -- Officials and employees -- Biography,
  • Labor leaders -- United States -- Biography,
  • Automobile industry workers -- Labor unions -- United States -- History

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementNelson Lichtenstein.
GenreBiography
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD6509.R4 L53 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 575 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages575
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23276726M
ISBN 10046509080X
LC Control Number95016874

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