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Book Condition: Very Good
Ex-library copy with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 140 pages, maps, lots of b&w photos, contents include: Background, From the Walker Theatre to the strike, From 16 May to 30 May, From the first veterans' intervention to bloody Saturday, Epilogue, Glossary, (pp. 75 - 129) Bibliography, Index. A few short sections underlined in pen.
After more than seven decades, an air of mystery still surroundssome aspects of the Winnipeg General Strike of 1919. Almost all theworks dealing with the general strike have concentrated on politicalcauses and rami?cations. In this work the human element anddrama are exposed.
"The Winnipeg General Strike of 1919: 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, andpersonal memoirs.