Workers and Canadian History

Workers and Canadian History

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Kealey provides an overview of the study of workers in Canada as well as in-depth examinations of two of the field's leading scholars, political economist Clare Pentland and Marxist historian Stanley Br#65533;haut Ryerson. He analyses the development of Canadian labour history in particular and social history in general, and provides detailed empirical studies of the Orange Order in Toronto, printers and their unions, the Knights of Labor, and the Canadian labour revolt of 1919. The collection concludes with three synthetic views of Canadian working-class history focusing on the labour movement, the role of strikes, and attempts by the state to manage class conflict. Workers and Canadian History will be of great interest to students and scholars of Canadian history, labour history, Marxist and socialist theory and history, and political science.
Publisher: Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, c1995
ISBN: 9780773513525
0773513523
9780773513556
0773513558
Branch Call Number: 331.0971 KEA 1996
Characteristics: xxiv, 458 p. : ill. ; 24 cm

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