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Winnipeg general strike

by J. E. Rea

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

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

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] J. E. Rea.
    SeriesCanadian history through the press series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD5330.Z9 W48
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 121 p.
    Number of Pages121
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5090937M
    ISBN 100039258580
    LC Control Number74162447


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This book is a must-read for history buffs, comics fans, and everyone seeking a more just world. – Candida Rifkind, Associate Professor, Department of English, University of Winnipeg.

Magnificent Fight: The Winnipeg General Strike Paperback When the State Trembled: How A.J. Andrews and the Citizens' Committee Broke the Winnipeg General Strike. 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.

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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.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Rea, J.E. (James Edgar), Winnipeg general strike. Toronto, Holt, Rinehart and Winston of Canada.