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1 (British Information Services Labor and Industry in Britain : A Monthly Review. Vol. III, No. 11 - November, 1945.
British Information Services : An Agency of the British Government, Information Division, New York , 1945, 
(British Information Services). Labor and Industry in Britain : A Monthly Review. Vol. III, No. 11 – November, 1945. New York : British Information Services : An Agency of the British Government, Information Division, 1945. Pp [145]-160. 8vo, orange printed stapled wrappers. Contents : What Is It Like in Britain Today. British Trade Unions Meet. Labor Controls in Britain Today. Short tears to fore-edges, else very good. 20.00

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2 (People's Songs) People's Songs Wordbook No. 1.
People's Songs, Inc.,, 1947, 
(People's Songs). People's Songs Wordbook No. 1. Compiled and Edited by People's Songs, Inc., (1947). Pp [1]-64. 12mo, blue stapled wrappers, printed in black. Foreword by Earl Robinson, Waldemar Hille, and Peter Seeger. “People's Songs is a non-profit organization formed early in 1946 in order to “create, promote, and distribute songs of labor and the American people.” How? By sending to its members every month a publication chock full of folk songs, labor songs, and songs of freedom from many lands.” - from the back cover. Smudged, waterstained, wrinkled throughout, staples rusted. From the library of Canadian artist Henry Orenstein, with his inkstamped name. As is. 35.00

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3 ABDULLAH, Tahrunnessa A. and Sondra A.. ZEIDENSTEIN Village Women of Bangladesh : Prospects for Change : A Study Prepared for the International Labour Office Within the Framework of the World EmploymentProgramme .
Pergamon Press, Oxford, 1982, ISBN:0080267955 
ABDULLAH, Tahrunnessa A. and Sondra A.. ZEIDENSTEIN. Village Women of Bangladesh : Prospects for Change: A Study Prepared for the International LabourOffice Within the Framework of the World Employment Programme . Oxford : P ergamon Press, (1982). First Edition. Pp xx,246 + 8 pp of photos. 8vo, green hardcover. Part I. Rural Women of Bangladesh. Chapters : 1. Introduction;2. Bangladesh Background; 3. The Work of Women; 4. Women and Income; 5. Re production and Health; 6. Purdah; 7. Status; 8. Life Crises; 9. Family Strategy and Female Strategy; 10. Co-operation and Conflict; 11. Change. Part II. The Project. 1. Description of the Project; 2. Staff; 3. Co-operatives; 4. Family Planning; 5. The Paradox of Women's Programs. Foreword by Ester Boserup, Preface by Zubeida Ahmad. Very good. 35.00

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4 ABELLA, Irving Martin Nationalism, Communism, and Canadian Labour : The CIO, the Communist Party,and the Canadian Congress of Labour 1935-1956.
University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1973, ISBN:0602018939 
ABELLA, Irving Martin. Nationalism, Communism, and Canadian Labour : The CIO, the Communist Party, and the Canadian Congress of Labour 1935-1956. (Toronto) : University of Toronto Press, (1973). First Edition. Pp [i]-vii,(5),[1]-256. Index. 8vo, black cloth, silver lettering to spine. Contents : 1. The CIO Comes North. 2. Expulsion 1937-39. 3. The Merger 1939-40. 4. The Steelworkers' Organizing Committee. 5. The CCL, the CCF and the Communist Party 1940-46. 6. The International Union of Mill and Smaller Workers 1936-48.7. The International Woodworkers of America 1940-48. 8. The United Electri cal Workers and the United Automobile Workers 1940-50. 9.The CIO versus theCCL 1940-50. 10. National versus International Unionism 1946-52. 11. Concl usion. Boards a little flared, else very good in price-clipped dustjacket. 25.00

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5 ABELLA, Irving. BERCUSON, David Major Strikes in Canadian History series HANSON, S.D. On Strike : Six Key Labour Struggles in Canada 1919-1949.
James Lorimer & Company, Toronto, 1975, ISBN:0888620578 
ABELLA, Irving. On Strike : Six Key Labour Struggles in Canada 1919-1949. Toronto : James Lorimer & Company, 1975. First Edition. Pp [i]-xv,(1),1-196,(4). 8vo, card covers. No. 1 in the Major Strikes in Canadian History series. Contents : The Winnipeg General Strike (by David Bercuson); Estevan 1931(by S.D. Hanson); Aid to the Civil Power: The Stratford Strike of 1933 (by Desmond Morton); Oshawa 1937 (by Irving M. Abella); Ford Windsor 1945 (by David Moulton); Asbestos 1949 (by Fraser Isbester). Very good. 7.50

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6 AGAR-HAMILTON, J.A.I. Native Policy of the Voortrekkers 1836-1858 : An Essay in the History of the Interior of South Africa – 1836-1858.
Maskew Miller Limited, Cape Town : Maskew Miller Limited,, 1928, 
AGAR-HAMILTON, J.A.I. The Native Policy of the Voortrekkers 1836-1858 : An Essay in the History of the Interior of South Africa – 1836-1858. Cape Town: Maskew Miller Limited, n.d. [1928?]. Pp (2),[i]-xix,(1),1-228,(2),+ fold ing map. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, black lettering to front board and spine. Contents : 1. Preliminaries of the Great Trek. 2. On Trek. 3. The Republic of Natal. 4. Early Days in the Transvaal Territory. 5. The Beginning of theSouth African Republic. 6. The Missionaries. 7. The Controversy - I. The R epublic, the Tribes and the Missionaries. 8. The Controversy – II. The Farmer and the Native. 9. Labour and Slavery – I. The Question of Apprenticeship. 10. Labour and Slavery – II. The labour Tax. Appendix I. Livingstone theGun-Runner. Appendix II. The Anti-Slavery Agitation of 1868 and 1869. Appe ndix III. Apprenticeship in Operation. Cocked, light wear to spine ends, corners bumped, inner hinges cracked, name, else good in worn, torn, browned dustjacket. 35.00

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7 AINSWORTH, Catherrne Harris American Calendar Customs. Volume 1
Clyde Press, Buffalo, 1979, ISBN:0933190069 
AINSWORTH, Catherrne Harris/ American Calendar Customs. Volume 1. Buffalo :The Clyde Press, (1979). Pp (1),ii-viii,1-104. 8vo, illustrated orange car d covers, lettered in black. Contents : April Fool's Day; Easter; Labor Day; Saturday Night; St. Joseph's Day; St. Patrick's Day. Spine sunned, name expunged with white out from front cover, else very good. 35.00

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8 AITKEN, Hugh G.J., John J. DEUTSCH, W.A. MACKINTOSH FORSEY, Eugene Clarence L. BARBER, Maurice LAMONTAGNE BRECHER, Irving American Economic Impact on Canada
Duke University Press / Cambridge University Press, Durham, N.C. / London , 1959, 
AITKEN, Hugh G.J., John J. DEUTSCH, W.A. MACKINTOSH, Clarence L. BARBER, Maurice LAMONTAGNE, Irving BRECHER, and Eugene FORSEY. The American Economic Impact on Canada. Durham, N.C. / London : Published for the Duke UniversityCommonwealth-Studies Center [by] Duke University Press [and] Cambridge Uni versity Press, 1959. Pp [i]-xviii,[1]-176,(2). Tables. Index. 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering and red panel to spine. Duke University Commonwealth Studies Center Publications No. 12. Contents : I. The Changing Structure of the Canadian Economy, with Particular Reference to the Influence of the United States (by Hugh G.J. Aitken). 2. Recent American Influence in Canada, with Particular Reference to Economic Factors and Canadian Reaction (by John J. Deutsch). 3. Canadian Economic Policy from 1945 to 1957—Origins and Influences (by W.A. Mackintosh). 4. The Impact of United States Farm Policy on Canadian Agriculture (by Clarence L. Barber). 5. The American Economic Impact on Quebec (by Maurice Lamontagne). 6. The Flow of United States Investment Funds into Canada Since World War II (by Irving Brecher). 7. The Influence of American Labor Organizations and Policies on Canadian Labor (by Eugene Forsey). A few pencil marks, penned name, else very good in nicked, price-clipped dustjacket. 25.00

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9 ALLARDT, Erik. Implications of the Ethnic Revival in Modern, Industrialized Society : A Comparative Study of the Linguistic Minorities in Western Europe. Commentationes Scientiarum Socialium, Vol. 12
Societas Scientiarum Fennica, Helsinki / Helsingfors , 1979, ISBN:9516530893 
ALLARDT, Erik. Implications of the Ethnic Revival in Modern, IndustrializedSociety : A Comparative Study of the Linguistic Minorities in Western Euro pe. Commentationes Scientiarum Socialium, Vol. 12 (1979). Helsinki – Helsingfors : Societas Scientiarum Fennica, (1979). Pp [1]-81,(3). Map. Tables. 8vo, blue printed card covers. Contents : 1. The recrudescence of ethnic mobilization in Western Europe. 2. Changes in the nature and the social significance of ethnicity. 3. Modes of categorization and the cultural division of labor. 4. Attempt at a statistical analysis of linguistic minorities in Western Europe. 5. Summary: The linguistic minorities in industrial society.Penned initials to front cover, else very good. 35.00

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10 ANDRAS, A. Labor Unions in Canada : How They Work and What They Seek. First Edition
Woodsworth House Publishers, Ottawa, 1948, 
ANDRAS, A. Labor Unions in Canada : How They Work and What They Seek. Ottawa : Woodsworth House Publishers, (1948). First Editon. Pp (4),5-86,(2). Illustrated. Index. 8vo, green stapled card covers, lettered in black. Weinrich, Social Protest from the Left in Canada 1870-1970: A Bibliography 3281. Contents : Preface. 1. Trade Union Development. 2. Union Structure. 3. Collective Bargaining. 4. The Strike. 5. Arbitration. 6. Union Security. 7. Unions and the Public Weal. 8. Political Action. 9. Unions Under Socialism. 10.A Look Ahead. Brown stains to lower back cover and bottom edge of last hal f of book, else very good. 65.00

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11 ANDRAS, A. Labor Unions in Canada : How They Work and What They Seek. First Edition
Woodsworth House Publishers, Ottawa, 1948, 
ANDRAS, A. Labor Unions in Canada : How They Work and What They Seek. Ottawa : Woodsworth House Publishers, (1948). First Editon. Pp (4),5-86,(2). Illustrated. Index. 8vo, green stapled card covers, lettered in black. Weinrich, Social Protest from the Left in Canada 1870-1970: A Bibliography 3281. Contents : Preface. 1. Trade Union Development. 2. Union Structure. 3. Collective Bargaining. 4. The Strike. 5. Arbitration. 6. Union Security. 7. Unions and the Public Weal. 8. Political Action. 9. Unions Under Socialism. 10.A Look Ahead. Very good. 80.00

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12 ARKIN, A.J., K.P. MAGYAR, and G.J. PILLAY (eds.). Indian South Africans : A Contemporary Profile.
Owen Burgess Publishers, Pinetown, South Africa, 1989, ISBN:0947446117 
ARKIN, A.J., K.P. MAGYAR, and G.J. PILLAY (eds.). The Indian South Africans: A Contemporary Profile. (Pinetown, South Africa) : Owen Burgess Publishe rs, (1989). Pp [i]-x,1-330. Illustrated. Index. 8vo, illustrated blue glossy paper covered boards, lettered in white. Contents : 1. Historical perspectives (by Dr D Bagwandeen). 2. Demographic profile (by P Brijlal). 3. Economic structure (by A J Arkin). 4. Social development : Social transition (byDr R Ramphal) - Cultural politics (by Dr' K Moodley) - Education (by Dr M Naidoo) - Legal concerns (by R. Soni) - Commercial development (by L Konar). 5. Religious profile (by G J Pillay?, Dr T Naidoo, and S Dangor). 6. Political profile (by Dr K P Magyar). 7. Culltural perspective : Literature (byDr Y G Reddy) - Visual arts (by T H Matthews) - Music (by H Somaroo). 8. S ymposium: Facing the future (by the editors). Very good. 40.00

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13 ARTHURS, H.W., D.D. CARTER, J. FUDGE, H.J. GLASBEEK & G. TRUDEAU Labour Law and Industrial Relations in Canada. Fourth Edition
1993, 
ARTHURS, H.W., D.D. CARTER, J. FUDGE, H.J. GLASBEEK and G. TRUDEAU. Labour Law and Industrial Relations in Canada. Fourth Edition. Markham & Vancouver: Butterworths / Deventer & Boston : Kluwer, 1993. Pp (2),3-360. 8vo, two- tone green cardcovers. Contents: Introduction: 1. General Observations; 2. General Background Information; 3. General Notions and Special Definitions;4. The Canadian Labour Movement; 5. The Role of Government Institutions in the Shaping and Administration of Labour Law and Industrial Relations Poli cy; 6. Sources of Labour Law. Part I. The Individual Employment Relationship. 1. Definitions and Concepts; 2. Rights and Duties of the Parties to the Employment Relationship. Part II. Collective Labour Relations. 1. Trade Unions and Their Organizations; 2. The Rights to Organize; 3. Legal Recognition of Collective Bargaining Rights; 4. The Collective Bargaining Process; 5.Industtrial Conflict; 6. Collective Agreements. Very good, tight and clean . 35.00

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14 BAKER, Melvin CUFF, Robert GILLESPIE, Bill Workingman's St. John's : Aspects of Social History in the Early 1900s
Harry Cuff Publications Ltd., St. John's, 1982, 
BAKER, Melvin, Robert CUFF and Bill GILLESPIE. Workingman's St. John's : Aspects of Social History in the Early 1900s. St. John's : Harry Cuff Publications Ltd., 1982. Pp (2),i-x,11-64,(2). Illustrated. 8vo, card covers. Verygood. 20.00

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15 BALLARD, Adela J. Roving With The Migrants
Council of Women for Home Missions and Missionary Education Movement, New York, 1931, 
BALLARD, Adela J. Roving With The Migrants. New York: Council of Women for Home Missions and Missionary Education Movement, 1931. Pp. [1]-95,(1). Illustrated with 8 black and white photo plates, and one drawing. Small 8vo, greenish-blue card covers. Chapters: 1. The Migrant and His Wanderings; 2. Working with the Migrants; 3. The Community and the Migrant; 4. What is the Migrant Thinking?; 5. Results and Hopes; Appendix: What Can You Do?; Suggested Outline for Study of the Migrant Problem; Source Material; The Council of Women for Home Missions. "These pages are sent out to introduce a little-known group and to suggest the possibilities of this great home mission opportunity: to paint a word picture of the work now being done in migratory camps.[...]The national women's home mission boards, societies, and committees of the United States and Canada are co-operating through the Council of Women for Home Missions in the happy task of following these migrant families wherever they may go; of finding them where they are; of bringing to them and to the communities which harbor them the message of the two great commandments - love to God and love for man. This is the migrant challenge. Whether migratory labor is to be an asset or a liability in America's future - economic, social, and spiritual - will be determined by the way in which church and community groups accept or refuse responsibility." -from the foreword. Library stamp to ffep, numbering in ink to inside front cover, ffep;sticker to spine, wear to edges of covers, crease to rear cover, else vg. 20.00

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16 BEAUCHAMP, Lou J. Sunshine. Written in the interest of Temperance, Sunshine and Good Humor. For the Drunkard, the Drunkard Maker and the Drunkard Saver. Fourth Edition
Albert Dix, Publisher, Hamilton, O., 1885, 
BEAUCHAMP, Lou J., Gospel Temperiance Advocate. Sunshine. Written in the interest of Temperance, Sunshine and Good Humor. For the Drunkard, the Drunkard Maker and the Drunkard Saver. Fourth Edition . Hamilton, O.: Albert Dix,Publisher, 1885. Pp (8),[7]-319,(3), frontispiece portrait. 8vo, green pre ssed cloth, gilt lettering and decoration to front board and spine. Contents : 1. Alcohol—Who Made It? 2. Alcohol - The Extent of the Traffic. 3. Alcohol—Why Men Drink It. 4. Alcohol - What It Has Done. 5. Alcohol - ArgumentsPro and Con. 6. Moderate Drinking. 7. Drunkenness—The Curse and the Cure. 8. Drunkenness - The Curse and the Cure (continued). 9. LocaI Option. 10. The One Man Power. 11. Self Help. 12. To Young Men—Attributes of Success, Sobriety. 13. To Young Men - Attributes of Success, Labor. 14. To Young Men—Attributes of Success, Pluck, Education. 15. To Young Men - Attributes of Success, Thrift. 16. To Young Men—In Conclusion. 17. Supporting the Saloon Keeper. 18. Parental Responsibility. 19. Domestic Life. 20. Woman's Right to the Ballot. 21. The Churches and the Temperance Question. 22. "Legal Suasion." 23. How to Conduct Temperance Meetings. 24. Revivals, Camp Meetings, etc. 25. Our Work—Its Past, Present and Future. 26. L'Envoi. Some wear to spine ends and edges, corners bumped, contemporary penned name (dated 1886), else very good. 40.00

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17 BERCUSON, David J Fools and Wise Men : The Rise and Fall of the One Big Union. pbk.
McGraw-Hill Ryerson, Toronto, 1978, ISBN:0070826455 
BERCUSON, David J. Fools and Wise Men : [The Rise and Fall of the One Big Union]. Toronto: McGraw-Hill Ryerson Ltd., (1978). Pp 300. 8vo, illustrated orange card covers. "Out of the conditions of the daily lives of western workers: death in the mines, mutilation in the logging camps, poor food and poor quarters nearly everywhere -- arose the dream of one union embracing every Canadian worker regardless of his trade. This is the story of a great idea and its enemies: the craft unions, the Communists, the American labour organizations, and the government of Canada especially immediately after World War I. This is the story of those who were dedicated and those who werenot -- the wise men whom caution and convention ruled, and the fools who d ared to see the worker as a power in his own right." - from the rear cover.Name, light sunning to spine, else vg. 12.00

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18 BERCUSON, David J Fools and Wise Men The Rise and Fall of the One Big Union. no dj.
McGraw-Hill Ryerson, Toronto, 1978, 
BERCUSON, David J. Fools and Wise Men : [The Rise and Fall of the One Big Union]. Toronto: McGraw-Hill Ryerson Ltd., (1978). Pp 300. 8vo, black cloth.Slightly cocked, a few penned notes, owner's signature, else vg. 25.00

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19 BEWLEY, Truman F. Why Wages Don't Fall during a Recession.First Paperback Edition
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, and London, England, 1999, ISBN:0674009436 
BEWLEY, Truman F. Why Wages Don't Fall during a Recession. Cambridge, Massachusetts, and London, England : Harvard University Press, 1999. First Paperback Edition. Pp (4),[v]-viii,(2),[1]-527,(7). Index. 8vo, black and blue card covers, lettered in black and white. This book discusses information from over 300 business executives and labor leaders as well as professional recruiters and advisors to unemployed workers. Contents : 1. Introduction. 2. Methods. 3. Time and Location. 4. Morale. 5. Company Risk Aversion. 6. Internal Pay Structure. 7. External Pay Structure. 8. Shirking Theory. 9. Payof New Hires in the Primary Sector. 10. Raises. 11. Resistance to Pay Redu ction. 12. Experiences with Pay Reduction. 13. Layoffs. 14. Severance Benefits. 15. Hiring. 16. Voluntary Turnover. 17. Secondary Sector. 18. Unemployed. 19. Information, Wage Rigidity, and Labor Negotiations. 20. Existing Theories. 21. Remarks on Theory. 22. Whereto from Here? Pencilling to two pages, else very good. 25.00

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20 BHANA, Surendra (ed.). BHANA, Arvinkumar Essays on Indentured Indians in Natal.
Peepal Tree Press, Leeds, Yorkshire, 1990, ISBN:094883211 
BHANA, Surendra (ed.). Essays on Indentured Indians in Natal. (Leeds, Yorkshire : Peepal Tree Press, 1990). Pp [1]-235,(5). Index. 8vo, illustrated red card covers, lettered in white. Contents : Introduction (by Surendra Bhana); Indentured Labour in the sugar industries of Natal and Mauritius, 1834-1910 (by M.D. North-Coombes); Women Under Indenture in Natal (by Jo Beall);Indentured Indians: Accommodation and Resistance, 1890-1913 (by Maureen Sw an); An Exploration of the Psycho-Historical Circumstances Surrounding Suicide Among Indentured Indians, 1875-1911 (by Surendra Bhana and Arvinkumar Bhana); New Lights from Old Languages: Indian Languages and the Experience of Indentureship in South Africa (by Rajend Mesthrie); Religion, Missionaries and Indentured Indians (by J. B. Brain). Rubbed, else very good. 20.00

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