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From Politics to Profit: The Commercialization of Canadian Daily Newspapers, 1890-1920
Analyzes the transformation of Canadian newspapers that occurred between 1890 and 1920 when daily newspapers slowly changed from political mouthpieces to a marketable industry.
A History of Canadian Wealth
Myers lays bare the corruption, swindling, land deals, and bribery that are at the basis of Canadian history. This is Canada's past seen through the eyes of a muckraker.
Minetown, Milltown, Railtown: Life in Canadian Communities of Single Industry
A sociological description of life in company towns.
A People's History of the United States: 1492 - Present
Zinn's history includes those most ignored by typical American textbook history, including Indians, blacks, women and workers.
Plunderbund and Proletariat: A History of the IWW in B.C.
A history of working class struggle from the workers' perspective.
Sweat and Struggle: Working Class Struggles In Canada 1789 - 1899
Working Class Experience: Rethinking the History of Canadian Labour, 1800-1991
Palmer, Bryan D.
From nineteenth-century tavern life to late twentieth-century cinema, from rough canallers and the first stirrings of craft unionism to contemporary public-sector strikes, this books provides a sweepi...
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The City in History
Its Origins, Its Transformations, and Its Prospects
Beginning with an interpretation of the origin and nature of the city, Mumford follows the city's development from Egypt and Mesopotamia through Greece, Rome, and the Middle Ages to the modern world.
Made in America
An Informal History of the English Language in the United States
A history of American English.