Conflict and control in an African trade union

a study of the Nigerian Coal Miners" Union.
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A STUDY OF THE NIGERIAN COAL MINERS' UNION. By David R. Smock. Stan-ford: Hoover Institution Press, Pp. x. Conflict and control in an African trade union: a study of the Nigerian Coal Miners Union. Stanford, Calif: Hoover Institution Press. MLA Citation. Smock, David R. Conflict and control in an African trade union: a study of the Nigerian Coal Miners Union / David R.

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