History / Labour History

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The Wages of Relief

Cities and the Unemployed in Prairie Canada, 1929-39

Athabasca University Press
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Labour Goes to War

The CIO and the Construction of a New Social Order, 1939-45

UBC Press

This book examines the explosive growth of the CIO in Canada during the Second World War, showing how cultural as well as economic forces were at work in the gritty work of union organizing.

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Union Power

Solidarity and Struggle in Niagara

Athabasca University Press

Charts the development of the region's labour movement from the early nineteenth century to the present.

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Labour at the Lakehead

Ethnicity, Socialism, and Politics, 1900-35

UBC Press

This book explores the early years of leftism in Canada through the prism of ethnicity and a dynamic yet divided community in northern Ontario.

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Through Feminist Eyes

Essays on Canadian Women’s History

Athabasca University Press

Through Feminist Eyes gathers in one volume the most incisive and insightful essays written to date by the distinguished Canadian historian Joan Sangster.

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From Victoria to Vladivostok

Canada’s Siberian Expedition, 1917-19

UBC Press

Uncovers the forgotten story of the Canadian Siberian Expeditionary Force – sent to Russia in 1918 as part of an Allied intervention to defeat Bolshevism – despite the objections of many Canadians who were sympathetic to the goals of the Russian Revolution.

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