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Union power and American democracy

the UAW and the Democratic Party, 1935-72

by Dudley W. Buffa

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Published by University of Michigan Press in Ann Arbor .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Michigan,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America -- Political activity -- History,
    • Democratic Party (Mich.) -- History,
    • Labor unions -- United States -- Political activity -- History,
    • Michigan -- Politics and government

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDudley W. Buffa.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD6515.A8 B83 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 268 p. ;
      Number of Pages268
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3179014M
      ISBN 100472100424
      LC Control Number83021594

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