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Working Detroit

Steve Babson

Working Detroit

the making of a union town

by Steve Babson

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  • 2 Currently reading

Published by Adama Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Detroit (Mich.),
  • Michigan,
  • Detroit
    • Subjects:
    • Labor unions -- Michigan -- Detroit -- History.,
    • Working class -- Michigan -- Detroit -- History.,
    • Detroit (Mich.) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 245-246.

      StatementSteve Babson ... [et al.].
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD6519.D6 B33 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 246 p. :
      Number of Pages246
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2848825M
      ISBN 100915361019
      LC Control Number84011019

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      Working class -- Michigan -- Detroit -- History; Filed under: Working class -- Michigan -- Detroit -- History. Working Detroit: The Making of a Union Town (Detroit: Wayne State University Press, c), by Steve Babson, contrib. by Ron Alpern, Dave Elsila, and John Revitte (multiple formats with commentary at Wayne Open). Welcome to Detroit Michigan remote, part-time, freelance, and other flexible jobs! Detroit, located in southeastern Michigan between Lake Erie and Lake St. Clair, is Michigan’s largest city and the main business, cultural, financial, and transportation center for the state.

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Working Detroit: The Making of a Union Town: Author: Babson, Steve: Contributor: Alpern, Ron: Contributor: Elsila, Dave: Contributor: Revitte, John: Note: Look for editions of this book at your library, or elsewhere.

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