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Struggles of the Jamaican people

Trevor Munroe

Struggles of the Jamaican people

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Published by Workers" Liberation League in Kingston, Jamaica .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Jamaica,
  • Jamaica.
    • Subjects:
    • Socialism -- Jamaica.,
    • Jamaica -- Economic conditions.,
    • Jamaica -- Social conditions.,
    • Jamaica -- Politics and government.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Trevor Munroe and Don Robotham ; drawings by Clinton Hutton.
      SeriesPopular political education series ;, no. 1
      ContributionsRobotham, Don, joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC157.J2 M84
      The Physical Object
      Paginationii, 174 p. :
      Number of Pages174
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4614728M
      LC Control Number77378743


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