Plunderbund and Proletariat
A History of the IWW in B.C.

Scott, Jack
Publisher:  New Star Books
Year Published:  1975
Pages:  169pp   ISBN:  0-919888-04-6
Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX11524

A history of working class struggle from the workers' perspective.


Table of Contents


Part I: The IWW
The IWW in fact and fiction
British Columbia: a syndicalist climate
The IWW arrives
Class War in Prince Rupert
Free Speech fight in Victoria
The Vancouver Free Speech fight

Part II: The Plunderbund Railway Promoters in B.C.
How to become a railway magnate
Early railroad promoters in B.C.
The Canadian Northern Saga
Pacific Great Eastern: railway to nowhere
The Plunderbund

Part III: The Proletariat
Life and labour in the construction camps
Canadian Northern strike
Grand Trunk Pacific Strike
Kettle Valley and Pacific Great Eastern strikes
Post-war finale
How the Wobblies got their name

Part IV: Conclusion


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