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Dying for Work Worker"s Safety and Health in Twentieth-Century America (Interdisciplinary Studies in History) by David Rosner

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Published by Indiana University Press .
Written in English


  • Occupational / industrial health & safety,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • USA,
  • Industrial Health & Safety,
  • Labor & Industrial Relations,
  • Labor & Industrial Relations - General,
  • Public Health,
  • General

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsGerald Markowitz (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9448750M
ISBN 100253205077
ISBN 109780253205070

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