MINERS AND STEELWORKERS: Labour in Cape Breton. by MacEWAN, Paul


Edition: First Edition

Toronto: Samuel Stevens / Hakkert & Company, 1976. Dark grey boards. (xiv), 400 pp, plus photos. Fine copy. Jacket has sticker scar to spine with loss of a few letters, VG otherwise. "This moving story of the miners and steelworkers of Cape Breton focuses on the issues which generated the most militant unions in Canada. Wage cuts, blacklisting, mine disasters, pit closings, police killings, collusion between management and government, company unions, bayonets and barbed wire, American interference, hostile legislation - all this and more have contributed to a century of labour violence and bitterness almost unparalleled in North America." - jacket flap. At the time, the author was a NDP member of the Nova Scotia legislature. Note: just a bit over 1 kg parcel, extra shipping may be required.

Book ID: 8683
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