Labour

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Gender & Sexuality

Canadian History Through the Stories of Activists

The freedoms and liberties that every community, workplace and individual in Canada enjoys are due to the many struggles and social movements in our country’s history. Yet the stories, … 217 View

Harry Livingstone’s Forgotten Men

Canadians and the Chinese Labour Corps in the First World War

HARRY LIVINGSTONE was a small town doctor from Listowel, Ontario when he felt the pull of patriotism that led him to volunteer in the First World War. In 1917, Livingstone found himself embarking … 504 View

The Canadian Labour Movement

A Short History

The Canadian Labour Movement tells the story of Canada’s workers since the mid-nineteenth century, painting a vivid picture of key developments, such as the birth of craft unionism, the … ; 240 View

Winnipeg 1919

The Strikers' Own History of the Winnipeg General Strike

On May 15, 1919 workers from across Winnipeg, ranging from metal workers to telephone operators, united to spark the largest worker revolt in Canadian history. Even the Winnipeg police voted to … 340 View
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Foreword

From: Harry Livingstone's Forgotten Men

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Wright notes that Black’s history of Canada and the Chinese Labour Corps is previously untold and a significant contribution to the historiography of the First World War. 3 $0.30 Add
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Introduction

From: Gender & Sexuality

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Introduction to the Third Edition

From: Winnipeg 1919

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Christo Aivalis provides a summary of the role Winnipeg 1919 has played since the publication of its first edition in 1973, as well how the events of the strike shaped to Canadian labour movement … 14 $1.40 Add
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Prefaces to the Fourth, First and Second Editions

From: The Canadian Labour Movement

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The prefaces to the fourth, first and second editions of this book outline the changes the various editions have seen and to what degree. ; 2 $0.20 Add
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Decolonize Your Mind

Doreen Spence and Donna MacPhee on the Plains Indian Cultural Survival School

From: Gender & Sexuality

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Foreword to the Second Edition

From: Winnipeg 1919

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W.A Pritchard, one of the eight tried for seditious conspiracy following the 1919 strike, recalls his role in the strike and discusses the importance of the book. 2 $0.20 Add
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Introduction

From: The Canadian Labour Movement

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Author Craig Heron introduces the reader to the broad outlines of economic and social development in Canada that helped to shape the Canadian labour movement since the mid-nineteenth century. It … ; 14 $1.40 Add
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Preface

From: Harry Livingstone's Forgotten Men

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Black outlines the project’s inspiration, his sources, and a rationale for his use of linguistic styles. 4 $0.40 Add
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The Auto Revolution Begins:

Invention and Industry

From: Car Nation

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1900-1920. Looks at the beginning of the auto revolution, examines different makes and models, looks at the auto revolution’s impact on work, wages, and workers 17 $1.70 Add
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Against Company, Church, and State

Madeleine Parent and the Dominion Textile Strike of 1946

From: Gender & Sexuality

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Chapter 1

The Craftworkers' Challenge

From: The Canadian Labour Movement

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This chapter traces the rise of working-class organizing in mid nineteenth-century Canada in the context of Canada’s First Industrial Revolution, moving from informal protests to narrowly … ; 27 $2.70 Add
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The Urgent Need for Wartime Labour

From: Harry Livingstone's Forgotten Men

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A short history about why the British and French began to recruit Chinese labourers and formed the Chinese Labour Corps, and the role Canada and Harry Livingstone played in this history. (Chapter … 27 $2.70 Add