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Big Timber Big Men

By: Lind, Carol J.

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Canada, Hancock House Pub Ltd: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 327C5049

ISBN: 0888390203

Condition: Very Good


0888390203 159 pages. Index. Glossary. Bibliography. Many black and white archival illustrations. Chapters include: Migration West; The West Coast; Skid Road; Axe and Haywire; Deep Timber Camp; Man Bites Bear; The Spar; Million Dollar Trestle; Log Rustlers; Booze, Brawls, Bawds; Shanghia; The I.W.W.; The Aberdeen Wobblies; The Everett Massacre; Criminal Syndicalism; Centralia Incident; Seattle General Strike; and more. Clean and unmarked with light wear. Pages have yellowed with age. A quality copy. View more info

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The IWA in Canada : The Life and Times of an Industrial Union

By: Parnaby, Andrew; Neufeld, Andrew

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Canada, New Star Books: 2000

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 168C7716

ISBN: 0921586809

Condition: Good


0921586809 321 pages. Index. List of sources and suggested reading. "Traces the struggle to unionize forest and sawmill workers from the early days of the Wobblies, the Lumber Workers Industrial Union, and other predecessor unions to the breakthrough of 1937, when the IWA was founded and quickly grew in the booming wartime economy... Generously illustrated with historical and contemporary photographs... A worthy tribute to the strength, vision, humour, and perseverance of the men and women of this important industrial union." - from dust jacket. Moderate wear. Slight lean to spine... View more info

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Sabotage: It's History, Philosophy & Function

By: Smith, Walker C.; London, Jack

Price: $795.00

Publisher: Chicago, Solidarity Bookshop: 1947

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 643H4107

Condition: Fair


1947 Reprint of the 1913 first edition published by the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) Publishing Bureau in Chicago. 6.75" x 5". 32 page stapled pamphlet. The printing date of 1947 suggests this copy was reprinted in response to the difficult challenges faced by America's labor movement when the troops returned home following WWII. Page 32 includes text of an endorsement by Jack London. "The object of this work is to awaken the producers to a consciousness of their industrial power. It is dedicated, not to those who advocate but to those who use sabotage." - Foreword. Unmarked wi... View more info