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History of the general strike, Winnipeg, 1919

History of the general strike, Winnipeg, 1919

60th anniversary

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Published by Red Flag Publications in Montreal .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Labor unions -- Manitoba -- Winnipeg -- History,
  • Industrial relations -- Manitoba -- Winnipeg -- History,
  • General Strike, Winnipeg, Man., 1919.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[written under the direction of Paul Jackson].
    ContributionsJackson, Paul
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD5330W5 H57
    The Physical Object
    Pagination42 p. :
    Number of Pages42
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19000971M

      Winnipeg General Strike pops off the page in new comic history Septem PM CDT By Kimball Cariou Section of the book cover, “ A Graphic History of the Winnipeg General Strike.”.   The General Strike was a battle for Winnipeg’s soul Allan Levine is a historian and the author of 14 books including It was only a brief mention of the Winnipeg General Strike of Author: Allan Levine.

      The how and why of this and the buildup to the strike are all revisited in this Graphic History Collective and David Lester released book, A Graphic History of the Winnipeg General Strike.   The Great War and the General Strike Figure A crowd on the streets of Winnipeg in the spring of The history of labour is simultaneously the history of industry and capitalism. No event so announces the triumph of industrial capitalism as does the first industrialized war in Author: John Douglas Belshaw.

    Winnipeg General Strike of An Illustrated History: Bumsted, J. M.: Books - or: J. M. Bumsted. The Winnipeg General Strike of , which involved approximat workers, is Canada's best-known strike. When the State Trembledrecovers the hitherto untold story of the Citizens' Committee of , formed by Winnipeg's business elite in order to crush the revolt and sustain the status quo.


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Winnipeg The Strikers' Own History of the General Strike [The Winnipeg Defence Committee, Penner, Norman, Aivalis, Christo] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Winnipeg The Strikers' Own History of the General Strike.

On more t workers in Winnipeg, Manitoba walked off the job and began a general strike that would last six weeks and change the course of Canadian history. The strikers' demands began with higher wages, collective bargaining rights, and more power for working people/5(3). "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 Author: J.

Bumsted. A Graphic History of the Winnipeg General Strike. After suffering the hardships and horrors of the First World War, workers and soldiers faced the agony of the post-war Canadian economy.

With rising inflation, unprecedented unemployment, and an increasingly repressive state, the atmosphere was ripe for revolt/5. Winnipeg The strikers' own history of the Winnipeg general strike [Winnipeg] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Winnipeg The strikers' own history of the Winnipeg general strikeAuthor: Winnipeg.

On workers from across Winnipeg, ranging from metal workers to telephone operators, united to spark the largest worker revolt in Canadian history. Even the Winnipeg police voted to join the strike, although they remained on duty at the request of the strike committee in order to prevent martial law.

On workers from across Winnipeg, ranging from metal workers to telephone operators, united to spark the largest worker revolt in Canadian history.

Even the Winnipeg police voted to join the strike, although they remained on duty at the request of the strike committee in order to prevent martial law. One hundred years later, the Winnipeg General Strike remains one of the most significant events in Canadian history.

This comic book revisits the strike to introduce new generations to its many lessons, including the power of class struggle and solidarity and the brutal tactics that governments and bosses use to crush workers’ movements. On workers from across Winnipeg, ranging from metal workers to telephone operators, united to spark the largest worker revolt in Canadian history.

Even the Winnipeg police voted to join the strike, although they remained on duty at the request of the strike committee in order to prevent martial : The Winnipeg Defence Committee. A Graphic History of the Winnipeg General Strike. In May and Junemore t workers walked off the job in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

They struck for a variety of reasons—higher wages, collective bargaining rights, and more power for working people. Who won and who lost the Winnipeg General Strike ofone of the most important political and social upheavals in the history of Canada, has long been debated by historians.

Basically, it can be said that labour lost and business won, since union leaders ceded defeat in the face of violence erupting on the streets to which they had no answer. A Graphic History of the Winnipeg General Strike by The Graphic History Collective and David Lester. Between the Lines, $ uses startling black-and-white images in a sometimes chaotic and violent representation of a sometimes chaotic and violent : Karen Press.

The Graphic History Collective and David Lester have released A Graphic History of the Winnipeg General Strike to commemorate this event. On May 15th, approximat workers in Winnipeg, Manitoba walked off the job to protest their working conditions/5(4).

Winnipeg, One century on, the Winnipeg General Strike remains one of the most significant events in Canadian history. A new book, A Graphic History of the Winnipeg General. A Graphic History of the Winnipeg General Strike To mark the centennial of the Winnipeg General Strike, the GHC and David Lester are releasing these promotional posters featuring art from our new book A Graphic History of the Winnipeg General Strike.

One of the most tumultuous times in this nation's history was the period from to Jwhen the Winnipeg General Strike : Stuart Derdeyn. The site of the bloodiest clash of Winnipeg's General Strike is set to be cast in bronze and glass — and illuminated.

A tilted and half-sunken streetcar is being designed and constructed as part of a permanent art installation that will be placed at the corner of Main Street and Market Avenue, in front of Pantages Playhouse : Darren Bernhardt.

The th anniversary of what’s been referred to as the most well-known general strike in Canada and a key moment in both the history of Winnipeg and the Canadian labour movement is just around the corner. The Winnipeg General Strike began on and lasted until June   What started as trade union revolt, the Winnipeg General Strike became a mass protest and was branded as a revolution.

In Magnificent Fight, Dennis Lewycky lays out the history of this iconic event, which remains the biggest and longest strike in Canadian history. He analyzes the social, political and economic conditions leading up to the : Dennis Lewycky. The Winnipeg General Strike of was one of the most influential strikes in Canadian history, and became the platform for future labour reforms.

Massive unemployment and inflation, dismal wages and working conditions, and the success of the Russian Revolution all contributed to labour unrest at the time.

Winnipeg The Strikers' Own History of the Winnipeg General Strike: Second Edition Norman Penner James Lorimer Limited, Publishers, Jan 1, - Political Science - pages.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. New Strike Book 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.