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Congress makes a law

the story behind the Employment act of 1946.

by Stephen Kemp Bailey

  • 237 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English

  • United States

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [259]-268.

    LC ClassificationsKF6055.A313 A163
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 282 p.
    Number of Pages282
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6061949M
    LC Control Number49049271

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