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The Winnipeg general strike

by James Edgar Rea

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Published by Holt, Rinehart and Winston of Canada in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Winnipeg, Man -- General Strike, 1919.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement(by) J. E. Rea.
    SeriesCanadian history through the press series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD5330.Z9
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 121 p. :
    Number of Pages121
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20943030M
    ISBN 100039258580

    Additional Physical Format: Online version: Masters, Donald Campbell, Winnipeg general strike. Toronto, University of Toronto Press, (OCoLC) Also on the topic of the Strike, there is a new book being launched on Thursday, at p.m. at McNally Robinson's. Michael Dupuis' Winnipeg’s General Strike: Reports from the Front Lines takes a look at the role of the media and how they portrayed the Strike versus the reality of what was going on on the ground. (You can check out a preview chapter here.).

      Labour would do well to reclaim the power of production halting general strikes, to avoid the modern-day equivalent of bread riots in the wake of COVID, and bring about lasting social and economic change. Riley McMurray is a Winnipeg General Strike bicycle tour guide and CUPE ’s lead shop steward. Find him on Twitter. Until such work is done, the history of the Winnipeg general strike will remain male-defined and incomplete. Notes. 1. Western Labor News, hereafter WLN, J This is from a report on J. S. Wordsworth’s speech on J “ladies’ day” at the Soldiers’ Parliament. 2.

      Winnipeg General Strike Centenary. Magnificent Fight by Dennis Lewycky – Fernwood Publishing, Forthcoming April As we approach the th anniversary of the Winnipeg General Strike, Magnificent Fight provides a thorough historical account of the biggest and longest general strike in Canadian history. Economic, social, and political. th anniversary of Winnipeg's General Strike will be marked with monument, movie, books The site of the bloodiest clash of the Winnipeg General Strike Author: Darren Bernhardt.


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The Winnipeg general strike by James Edgar Rea Download PDF EPUB FB2

"The Winnipeg General Strike of An IllustratedHistory," published to commemorate the 75th Anniversary thispast year of the largest and best-known strike action ever to havetaken place in Canada, consists of a chronological narrative, morethan one hundred photographs and illustrations, quotations fromcontemporary documents, eye-witness accounts, family stories, Author: J.

Bumsted. Inthere are lots of opportunities to find out more about the Winnipeg General Strike. The strike’s centenary is being marked by performances, exhibits, lectures, tours, public art, film – Author: Karen Press.

Winnipeg's General Strike: Reports from the Front Lines Paperback – Ap by Michael Dupuis (Author), Julie Carl (Foreword)Author: Michael Dupuis.

Stefan Epp-Koop's "We're Going to Run This City: Winnipeg's Political Left After the General Strike" explores the dynamic political movement that came out of the largest labour protest in Canadian history and the ramifications for Winnipeg throughout the s and s.

this is the story of the "Winnepeg General Strike of " which is the icon of union strikes from the beginning of the twentieth century. Though the union strikers were able to get the other non-union workers to join them including the Police and Fire Departments, they did not accomplish any of the points they had gone on strike for/5.

This is a dynamic and engaging comic book history of the Winnipeg General Strike that keeps the memory of an important class conflict alive. – Gord Hill, Kwakwaka’wakw author and illustrator of The Years of Resistance Comic Book.

captures the intensity and vibrancy of the Winnipeg General Strike. This book is a must-read for history buffs, comics fans, and. When the State Trembled - google book The Winnipeg General Strike ofwhich involved approximat workers, is Canada's best-known strike. When the State Trembledrecovers the hitherto untold story of the Citizens' Committee offormed by Winnipeg's business elite in order to crush the revolt and sustain the status quo.

The Winnipeg General Strike ofwhich involved approximat workers, is Canada's best-known strike. When the State Trembledrecovers the hitherto untold story of the Citizens' Committee offormed by Winnipeg's business elite in order to crush the revolt and sustain the status quo.

On Sunday, May 5, a middle-years historical novel set during the Winnipeg General Strike reaches readers this spring, nearly 40 years after it was. The Winnipeg General Strike Recommended Reading List The Winnipeg General Strike is Canada’s best-known general strike, lasting from May 15 to June 25 At its peak o strikers were involved including factory, retail trade and public sector employees.

Elevators shut down, trams stopped, postal and telephoneFile Size: 1MB. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Rea, J.E. (James Edgar), Winnipeg general strike. Toronto, Holt, Rinehart and Winston of Canada, On Strike examines this struggle, chronicling the conditions and events leading to the Winnipeg General Strike of Individually, none of the contributing factors would have provided sufficient justification for the strike, but, taken together, they created a volatile situation.

The relationship between the first-generation. The Winnipeg Trades and Labour Council (WTLC), the umbrella organization for local labor, called a general strike in sympathy on May Ab workers, both unionized and non-unionized, left their jobs. The Winnipeg general strike was coordinated by the Central Strike Committee with delegates from the unions affiliated with the : Susan Munroe.

Winnipeg The Strikers' Own History of the General Strike by The Winnipeg Defence Committee, Norman Penner, et al.

| May 7 Paperback. As we approach the th anniversary of the Winnipeg General Strike, Michael Dupuis, a Victoria based historian and author, recently published The Winnipeg General Strike: Ordinary Men and Women Under Extraordinary Circumstances. Winnipeg was gripped by a general strike from May 15 to J   One of the most tumultuous times in this nation’s history took place from to Jwhen the Winnipeg General Strike occurred.

It makes for an obvious graphic novel-style Author: Stuart Derdeyn. The Winnipeg General Strike Demanding rights for the working class. By Travis Tomchuk. Collective rights. Photo: Archives of Manitoba, Winnipeg Strike 25 (N) Thirty-five thousand workers off the job. Massive protests in streets and parks.

A dismissed police force replaced by baton-wielding vigilantes. A streetcar nearly tipped over and set. The Winnipeg General Strike was the foremost of several similar disputes across Canada that pitted a broad-based alliance of working people against an economic elite combined with imperialist factions and the armed representatives of the : John Douglas Belshaw.

A Graphic History of the Winnipeg General StrikeBy the Graphic History Collective and David Lester (Between the Lines, pages, $) Over. Ninety-five years ago this week, Winnipeg was ground to a halt by its now-famous general strike.

On24, workers walked off the job. The Winnipeg General Strike The Politics of John W. Da- foe and the Free most publicized labor disturbance the Winnipeg General Strike. cutting off of the food of infants and children through the last echoes of the Winnipeg General Strike were dying away.

LICENCE AND REGISTRATION Public notice is hereby.Graphic novels and comic books offer a visceral narrative quite distinct from photography and prose. Knowing this, illustrator and musician David Lester, with contributions from 5 members of the Graphic History Collective, recently publisheda Graphic History of the Winnipeg General Strike (Between the Lines, ).

With 93 pages of black. By the end of July, the strike was over. “The unions had been thoroughly whipped and the men found themselves competing with strikebreakers to regain their old jobs,” wrote David Jay Bercuson in his book, Confrontation at Winnipeg: Labour, Industrial Relations, and the General Strike.