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By Robert J. Alexander

This quantity is a pioneering learn of the historical past of prepared exertions within the vital American republics. It strains the heritage within the numerous international locations from the early 19th century to the tip of the 20 th century. It additionally discusses why they seemed, what organizational and ideological traits characterised the circulation in those international locations, the function of collective bargaining, the commercial impact of prepared hard work, in addition to the kinfolk of the circulation within the person international locations with each other and with the wider hard work circulate outdoor of the international locations eager about this volume.

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