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Sharpen the sickle!

The history of the farm workers" union

by Reginald Groves

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Published by AMS Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • National Union of Agricultural Workers (Gt. Brit.),
    • Agricultural laborers -- Labor unions -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Reg Groves.
      SeriesThe Labor movement in fiction and non-fiction
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD6668.A3 G75 1976
      The Physical Object
      Pagination256 p., [8] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages256
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5059082M
      ISBN 100404584969
      LC Control Number74022744

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Their victories and their bitterest defeats, from the cruel treatment of the Tolpuddle Martyrs to the false dawn of the Second World War are recounted in Sharpen the Sickle. 'It is the history of the awakening of the exploited rural poor. It shows us the times, the way workers and their families s: 1.

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