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The Canadian Worker in the 20th Century

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Toronto, Oxford University Press, Canada: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41502260

ISBN: 0195402502

Condition: Good


0195402502 Minor quantity of markings. An anthology largely consisting of eyewitness accounts of - and often by - the working men, women, and children of Canada. Lean to spine. Average wear. Good working copy. View more info

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Canadian Working Class History

By: N/A

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Canada, Canadian Scholars Pr: 2000

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 168A3953

ISBN: 155130144X

Condition: Good


155130144X 763 pages. "Draws upon international intellectual currents and a range of political traditions, including liberal, social democratic and Marxist... Provides a sample of the best in this recent scholarship" - from back cover. Average wear. Binding sound. Moderate quantity of high-lighting. A quality working copy of this hefty volume. View more info

In the Light of the Ideas of the Seventh Congress of the Party of Labour of Albania

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, Norman Bethune Institute: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34405075

ISBN: 0888030517

Condition: Good


0888030517 176 pages. Bookshop stamp on title page. A collection of twenty-one articles which have been reprinted in 'Albanian Telegraphic Agency' from Zeri i Popullit, Organ of the Central Committee of the Party of Labour of Albania, and other Albanian journals, since the Seventh congress was held in November 1976. View more info

Missing Pieces: An Alternative Guide to Canadian Post-Secondary Education

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Canada, Canadian Ctr for Policy: 2000

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 71407024

ISBN: 0886272084

Condition: Very Good


0886272084 202 pages. Family income, income equality, wages, employment, unemployment, work time, working conditions, poverty, social programs, taxes, and more. "A Careful documentation of two decades of bad policy and poor economic performance. Required reading for all policy commentators." - Mike McCracken, Chair-Infometrica. Staple puncture to front cover and first three leaves. Minimal wear. View more info

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Jack Tar in History: Essays in the History of Maritime Life and Labour

By: N/A

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Canada, Acadiensis: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 527A4025

ISBN: 091910732X

Condition: Very Good


091910732X 275 pages. "A volume of original essays in the history of maritime life and labour addressed to the scholar and general reader alike." - from Foreward. "A provocative, stimulating and challenging set of essays... breaking new ground, demanding different visions... this volume will set you thinking." - R.E. Ommer, ISER. Discard stamp atop half-title page else clean and unmarked with light wear. Nice copy. View more info

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For Dignity, Equality and Justice: A History of the Saskatchewan Government Employees' Union

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, The Saskatchewan Government Employees' Union: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 721C5045

ISBN: 0969173008

Condition: Good


0969173008 100 pages. Bibliography. Extensive list of black and white archival illustrations. Average wear. Unmarked. Binding intact. A sound copy. View more info

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R.C.M.P. Security Bulletins, 1939-1941 (The War Series)

By: N/A

Price: $295.00

Publisher: St Johns, Newfoundland, Canada, Canadian Committee on Labour: 1989

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 643C7767

ISBN: 0969206054

Condition: Fair


0969206054 438 pages. Index. A compillation of R.C.M.P. Intelligence Bulletins issued in the critial period between 23 October, 1939 through 24 December, 1941. Major concerns of the day included: Potential enemy aliens in Canada; Espionage suspects; Fascists; Nazis; Ukrainian Nationalists sympathetic toward the Hitler regime; Communist agitators; The Communist Party. Above-average wear. Usual library markings. A worthy copy of this intriguing and important reference. View more info

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The Canadian Magazine, 2 January [Jan.] 1971 - Meet the Satan's Choice Motorcycle Gang, Whose Members include Actor Art Hindle!

By: Alderman, Tom; Rasky, Frank; King, Paul; Grant, Maggie; Benoit, Jehane; Meyer, Helen

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Toronto, Southstar Publishers Limited: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 143H3860

Condition: Good


24 pages. Colour photos. Features: Interviews with members of the Satan's Choice motorcycle gang, including Big Jack Olliffe, Howard Berry, Ted Anderson, David White, Doug MacDonald, and Art Hindle - yes, Art Hindle, the handsome Canadian actor you've seen in dozens of movies and TV shows, not to mention modeling clothing in department store catalogs - who knew?; What goes on inside a strike? - Canadian Longyear; Daytime TV - the men who entertain other men's wives - Graham Kerr, Elwood Glover, Max Ferguson, David Anson, Ed Reid, Paul Soles; Data Security Co. is the brainchild of J. Philip ... View more info

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Social Passion: Religious and Social Reform in Canada, 1914-28 (Canadian university paperbooks)

By: Allen, Richard

Price: $68.45

Publisher: Canada, University of Toronto Press: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 168A6858

ISBN: 0802052525

Condition: Very Good


0802052525 385 pages. Index. Black and white illustrations. "This book is a study in the history of ideas, specifically with reference to the conjunction of the movements of religion and social reform in Canada in the years 1914 to 1928... The book catches the social gospel in mid-passage, in a period when its influence was high but its fortunes in crisis." - from Preface. Book clean and unmarked with very light wear. Tight and square. Moderate wear to dust jacket which is preserved in protective Brodart cover. Nice copy. View more info

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Brave Beginnings, Canadian Labour 1900 to 1929 - 26 Minute VHS Tape

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Canada, MMP: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 168A4921

Condition: Good


VHS video tape with case. Reveals how labour unions evolved in Canada as workers began to organize for greater protection in the workplace. Examines how the concept of solidarity grew between groups of workers across the country when there was still no right to collective bargaining. Documents the beginnings of labour's political influence at the ballot box. Undated. Circa 1990s. Usual library markings. A sound copy. View more info

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Hard Times and High Hopes, Canadian Labour 1929-1945, 28 Minute VHS Video Tape

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Canada, MMP: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 168A4922

Condition: Good


VHS video tape with case. Circa 1990s. Relives how desparation turns to organization. Explores the introduction of the assembly line and the rise of industrial unionism. Follows the changes in unions brought about by the second world war. Usual library markings. A sound copy. View more info

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The New Militancy: Canadian Labour 1965-1984, 28 Minute VHS Videotape

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Canada, MMP: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 168A4923

Condition: Good


VHS video tape with case. Circa 1990s. The 1960s opened an era of changing values and expectations and turmoil. Worker militancy increased dramatically, particularly amongst young workers. This is illustrated through the 1965 postal strike and the strike of 15,000 steelworkers in Hamilton. Usual library markings. Average wear. A sound copy. View more info

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Baldwin Locomotives (Magazine), July 1929

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, The Baldwin Locomotive Works (BLW): 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 556G0016

Condition: Good


76 pages. Features: George H. Houston - new President of Baldwin Locomotive Works; Single Expansion Articulated Locomotives - major article with many excellent locomotive photos;;Solving a Maintenance Problem in India - photos of large-scale human labour at work; Recent Locomotives; A New Dynamometer Car for the Northern Pacific Railway - photos and article; The Texas and Pacific Railway - detailed company profile with many photos; Robert W. Weidenbacker - obituary; The Modern Drop Pit Table (bilingual English/Spanish) - superb detailed article with excellent photos; The Commercial Minerals o... View more info

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Reluctant Host (Oxford)

By: Avery, D.H.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, McClelland & Stewart: 1995

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 726C7133

ISBN: 0771008279

Condition: Fair


0771008279 342 pages. Index. Footnotes. Black and white photographic plates. "A history of the evolution of Canadian immigration policy" - from back cover. Above-average wear. Usual library markings. Some markings to contents. Binding intact. A worthy reading copy. View more info

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From Gypo to B.T.O: The first twenty five years of the Truck Loggers Association of British Columbia

By: Baikie, Wallace (compiler)

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Ptarmigan Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 623G1864

ISBN: 0919537375

Condition: Good


0919537375 203 pages. Many black and white photos reproduced in text. Average wear. Unmarked. Binding intact. A sound copy of this important work. View more info

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Strike!: 99 days on the line : the workers' own story of the 1945 Windsor Ford strike

By: Baruth-Walsh, Mary E.; Walsh, G. M.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, Penumbra Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 156C7028

ISBN: 0921254695

Condition: Very Good


0921254695 120 pages. Select bibliography. Dozens of great black and white archival photos. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A quality copy. View more info

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The Case of the Tearful Tycoon: An Answer to J.V. Clyne

By: Bjarnason, Emil

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., Trade Union Research Bureau: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 713C6146

Condition: Good


16 pages. Undated. Circa 1960s. "Labour CANNOT price itself out of the World Market" - from front cover. The trade union movement rebuts J.V. Clyne's contention that "Wages are too high". Unmarked. Average wear. A sound copy. View more info

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Interdependence - Quarterly Journal of the League of Nations Society in Canada, Vol. 12, Nos. 2-3, 1935 - Report of the Thirteenth (13th) Annual Meeting

By: Borden, Sir Robert L.; Lathe, F.E.; Curtis, George; MacKenzie, Norman; et al

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Canada, The League of Nations Society in Canada: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 658H1608

Condition: Fair


155 pages. Graphs. Tables. Report of the Thirteenth Annual Meeting held in Ottawa on May 31st and June 1st, 1935. Dozens of contributors. Contents include: The Situation in the Pacific; The Control of Minerals Needed for War as an International Sanction; The Development of an International Police Force; The Internationalization of Civil Air Transport; Compliance by Canada with International Labour Organization Conventions; The Constition of Canada and Participation in International Organization; and more. Above-average wear. Small address label atop front cover. Binding intact. Unmar... View more info

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British Furnishing and Domestic Appliances - The World-Wide Buyer's Guide to Everything for the Home - Fourth Issue, 1949

By: Bottomley, Arthur J.; Et al

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, Trade Chronicles, Ltd.: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 449G1836

Condition: Good


60 pages. Profusely illustrated with black and white photos. Features: Many wonderful vintage ads, some in colour; Rayon - how it is used in lovely furnishings; A Market in Mayfair - New fabrics in a handsome setting; New Furnishing Fabrics - From new fibres and by new processes; Background to Linoleum - Designed for overseas; Scotland Presents - Carpets for Every Country; Accent on British Modern - New contemporary furniture; Lace Furnishings Look to the Future - science steps in to the aid of research; Domestic Appliances - to save time and labour; Plastic Helps - for the Home; Quick Selli... View more info

WHEN FREEDOM WAS LOST

By: Brown, Lorne

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Montreal, PQ, Canada, Black Rose Books: 1987

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 41601855

ISBN: 0920057772

Condition: Fine


0920057772 208 pages including footnotes and black and white photographs. Backbreaking work for slave wages in labour camps - that was the government's response to thousands of young men looking for jobs in the Dirty Thirties. This historical account tells the little-known story of the jobless who drifted across the country during the Depression and were drawn into the work camps - offered poor food, mass shelter, and a few pennies a day in exchange for doney work on major government projects. Records the desperation, disillusionment, and rebellion of these welfare inmates, and the repressi... View more info