Labour and capital after the war

by Chapman, Sydney John Sir

Publisher: J. Murray in London

Written in English
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  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Economic aspects -- Great Britain,
  • Labor and laboring classes -- Great Britain

Edition Notes

Appendix: First report of the Committee on the Ministry of reconstruction on relations between employers and employed [J.H. Whitley, chairman]

Statementby various writers, with an introduction by the Right Hon. J.H. Whitley. Ed. by S.J. Chapman.
ContributionsWhitley, John Henry, 1866-, Great Britain. Ministry of reconstruction. Committee on relations between employers and employed.
LC ClassificationsHC256.2 .C37
The Physical Object
Number of Pages280
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6607356M
LC Control Number18008501

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