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Inventing Ourselves Out of Jobs?

America"s Debate over Technological Unemployment, 1929--1981 (Studies in Industry and Society)
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Economic history, Employment & unemployment, Impact of science & technology on society, Work & labour, 20th century, United States - General, Labor, History, Business / Economics / Finance, History: American, USA, United States - 20th Century, History / United States / Ge
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ISBN 100801869137
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