Working class solidarity and rational behavior
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Working class solidarity and rational behavior by Michael Wallerstein

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Statementby Michael Wallerstein.
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 85/4229 (J)
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 200 leaves.
Number of Pages200
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Open LibraryOL2690881M
LC Control Number85892425

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