Sweat and Struggle
Working Class Struggles In Canada 1789 - 1899

Scott, Jack
Publisher:  New Star Books, Vancouver, Canada
Year Published:  1974  
Pages:  209pp  
Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX6595

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Table of Contents

Preface

1. Mobilizing for Battle
Round One to the merchants
Warming up in the fur trade
1816- the earliest unions
Bold action in Quebec and the Maritimes

2. Workers in the 1837 Rebellion
An uneasy alliance
Who is to rule?
International Solidarity- Views of the London Workingmen's Association
The thanks of Canadians
To the barricades, and the jails

3. Revival
Striking Irishmen on the Lachine Canal
An Investment from America
George Brown
The Nine-Hour Movement and child labour

4. Counter-Attacks in the 1880's
Depression and the 'Yellow Dog'
The Provincial Workman's Association
Many Strikes
'International' unions purify Canadians

5. The Northwest Rebellion
A courageous stand
Who are the traitors

6. British Columbia- Colony on the Pacific
Encouraging the Indians in a "useless pastime"
Lumber and early shipping
In feudal bondage to the Hudson's Bay Company
The most dangerous mines in the world
Law and order on the railroad
Militia for hire
Some political questions

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