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  • When Miners Marchby William C. Blizzard; Wess Harris

    PM Press 2010; US$ 16.95

    Chronicling the West Virginia Mine Wars of the 1920s, this first-hand account of the coal miners' uprisings offers a new perspective on labor unrest during this time period. Complete with previously unpublished family photographs and documents, this retelling shares the experiences of Bill Blizzard, the author's father who was the leader of the Red... more...

  • Pedal To The Metalby Lawrence Ouellet

    Temple University Press 2010; US$ 39.95

    From this experience, Lawrence J. Ouellet has the advantage of a rare perspective and a profound understanding of the two fundamental questions he asks in this book: Why do truck drivers work so hard even when it doesn't result in more money or other material gains? and How do truckers make sense of their behavior to themselves and to the outside world? ... more...

  • Growing Up in the Oil Patchby John Schmidt

    Dundurn 1989; US$ 14.95

    This book chronicles the adventures of a cast of colourful, ambitious people: statesmen, scoundrels, visionaries, and developers, all participants in the growing oil patch! more...

  • Men at Workby Donald Woodward

    Cambridge University Press 1995; US$ 44.00

    A study of the impact of the building trade on the northern economy before the industrial revolution. more...

  • State Corporatism and Proto-Industryby Sheilagh C. Ogilvie

    Cambridge University Press 1997; US$ 79.00

    This book illustrates how social institutions affected the economic development of rural communities. more...

  • Au fil des ansby Estelle Huneault

    Les Presses de l'Université d'Ottawa 2000; US$ 10.99

    L?Union catholiques des fermières de la province d?Ontario, connue aujourd?hui sous le nom de l?Union culturelle des Franco-Ontariennes, est, depuis soixante ans, très active dans les milieux francophones ontariens. Dans cet ouvrage, Estelle Huneault a étudié un domaine peu exploré concernant les circonstances qui ont amené les femmes rurales franco-ontariennes... more...

  • Sweatshops at Seaby Leon Fink

    The University of North Carolina Press 2011; US$ 27.99

    Sweatshops at Sea: Merchant Seamen in the World's First Globalized Industry, from 1812 to the Present more...

  • Women of the Coal Rushesby Georgina Murray; David Peetz

    University of New South Wales Press 2010; US$ 34.95

    A touching and inspiring narrative, this history chronicles the vital role played by women in the coal mining industry in central and southeastern Queensland, Australia. From the early days when wives supported their coal mining husbands through the women's auxiliaries to the fight for better working conditions and the recent move out of the home... more...

  • Fishers At Work, Workers At Seaby David Griffith; Manuel Valdes Pizzini

    Temple University Press 2011; US$ 28.95

    Small-scale fishing, a house-hold based enterprise in Puerto Rico, rarely provides sufficient income for a family, but it anchors their culture and sense of themselves within that culture. Even when family members must engage in wage work to supplement house-hold income, they think of themselves as fishers. Liche typifies these wage workers: "When... more...

  • Hackby Dmitry Samarov

    University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 18.00

    Cabdrivers and their yellow taxis are as much a part of the cityscape as the high-rise buildings and the subway. We hail them without thought after a wearying day at the office or an exuberant night on the town. And, undoubtedly, taxi drivers have stories to tell—of farcical local politics, of colorful passengers, of changing neighborhoods and... more...