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On the line : a history of the British Columbia labour movement

Mickleburgh, Rod (author.).

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  • 30 of 31 copies available at BC Interlibrary Connect. (Show)
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Prince Rupert Library 331.8 Mick (Text) 33294002023059 Adult Non-Fiction Volume hold Available -
Prince Rupert Library NWHC 331.8 Mick (Text) 33294002107258 Northwest History Collection - Non-Circulating Not holdable Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781550178265
  • ISBN: 1550178261
  • Physical Description: print
    regular print
    xii, 300 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
  • Publisher: Madeira Park, British Columbia : Harbour Publishing, 2018.

Content descriptions

General Note: CatMonthString:may.18
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Beginnings -- British Columbia and Canada take root -- A new century and new labour awareness -- The Great Vancouver Island coal strike -- The Great War and Canada's first general strike -- One big union -- The On-to-Ottawa Trek -- Ballantyne Pier and other battles -- Blubber Bay, Bloody Sunday -- World War II -- Postwar politics -- Bad news Bennett -- A new nationalism -- Jailings, a Fired-up Fed and Public-Sector fightback -- That Seventies' socialism -- Inflation for the nation -- New tactics and workplace tragedies -- Operation Solidarity -- Expo 86 and a new premier - War and peace under the NDP -- Picking on the public sector -- Back to school -- The Golden Tree and fighting for workplace safety -- The struggle continues.
Summary, etc.: In prose that is both accessible and engaging, accompanied by over two hundred archival photos, Rod Mickleburgh tells the important story of how B.C.'s labour organizations have shaped the economic, political and social fabric of the province - at a cost of much blood, sweat, toil and tears. This volume is the most comprehensive overview of labour's struggle in B.C. and will be of particular interest to union members, community activists, academics and readers of regional history.
Additional Physical Form available Note:
Issued also in electronic format.
Subject: Labor movement -- British Columbia -- History -- 20th century
Labor unions -- British Columbia -- History -- 20th century
British Columbia -- History
Topic Heading: Local history collection.

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