Will frugality save the working class
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Will frugality save the working class from an address delivered in Stockholm, Sweden, in the eighties by Atterdag Wermelin

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Published by Socialist Party of North America in [Toronto .
Written in English


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Statementby Atterdag Wermelin; translated from the Sewdish by C.H. Seaholm.
ContributionsSocialist Party of North America
The Physical Object
Pagination26 p.
Number of Pages26
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17349991M

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