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

Third Edition

In The Canadian Labour Movement, historian Craig Heron tells the story of Canada’s workers from the mid-nineteenth century through to today, painting a vivid picture of key developments … 252 View

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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Decolonize Your Mind

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

From: Gender & Sexuality

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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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Introduction

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
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A Moment of Truth

From: A New Kind of Union

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Documents Canadian labour and the issues that it faced from 2011 – 2012. Details the key events and discussions which led to the creation of Unifor and gives a history of the roles … 31 $3.10 Add
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Canada to China: Migrations

From: Harry Livingstone's Forgotten Men

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The chapter examines different groups of men from Canada and China and why they chose to enlist in the war effort. (Chapter includes two maps and four photographs) 23 $2.30 Add