Jim Larkin
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Jim Larkin the rise of the underman. by Richard Michael Fox

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Published by Lawrence & Wishart in London .
Written in English



  • Ireland


  • Larkin, James, 1876-1947.,
  • Labor movement -- Ireland

Book details:

LC ClassificationsHD8393.L3 F6 1957
The Physical Object
Pagination183 p.
Number of Pages183
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6234453M
LC Control Number57037865

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