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1 MacEWAN, Paul Akerman Years : Jeremy Akerman and the Nova Scotia NDP 1965-1980. First Edition., Signed by MacEwan
Formac Publishing, 1980, ISBN:0887800254 
MacEWAN, Paul. The Akerman Years : Jeremy Akerman and the Nova Scotia NDP 1965-1980. Antigonish : Formac Publishing Co. Ltd., (1980). First Edition. Pp I-II,(2),III-XXV,(1),27-239,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, photo-illustrated cardcovers. Paul MacEwan (b. April 8, 1943, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Islan d - d, May 2, 2017, Sydney, Nova Scotia). Jeremy Bernard Akerman (b. May 28, 1942, Alvechurch, Worcestershire, England). Foreword by Jeremy Akerman. Chapters : 1. The Beginnings; 2. Leader of the Party; 3. Member of the Legislature; 4. Going for Government; 5. Disillusionment. Vertical crease to front cover, else good. Signed and inscribed by MacEwan. 18.00

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2 MacEWAN, Paul Confederation and the Maritimes. First Edition
Lancelot Press, Windsor, Nova Scotia, 1976, ISBN:0889990603 
MacEWAN, Paul. Confederation and the Maritimes. Windsor, Nova Scotia : Lancelot Press, (1976). First Edition. Pp (6),7-124. 8vo, illustrated white cardcovers, lettered in blue & black. Paul MacEwan (b. April 8, 1943, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island - d, May 2, 2017, Sydney, Nova Scotia). Contents: Introduction; The Source of our Discontent; Ottawa's Final Solution to the Eastern Problem; What would we do if Confederation Broke Down?; The East-West Alliance Proposal; The Confederation of 1867; The Dilemma of the Political Parties; Free Trade versus Protection; The Energy Squeeze; The False God of Restraint; Where Does it all Lead? With appendix: The Fruits of Confederation. Light spotting and browning to covers, gift inscription and nameinked to half-title leaf, else very good. NOTE: Due to its small size, shi pping costs should be cheaper than quoted. 10.00

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3 MacEWAN, Paul Confederation and the Maritimes. First Edition, Signed
Lancelot Press, Windsor, Nova Scotia, 1976, ISBN:0889990603 
MacEWAN, Paul. Confederation and the Maritimes. Windsor, Nova Scotia : Lancelot Press, (1976). First Edition. Pp (6),7-124. 8vo, illustrated white cardcovers, lettered in blue & black. Paul MacEwan (b. April 8, 1943, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island - d, May 2, 2017, Sydney, Nova Scotia). Contents: Introduction; The Source of our Discontent; Ottawa's Final Solution to the Eastern Problem; What would we do if Confederation Broke Down?; The East-West Alliance Proposal; The Confederation of 1867; The Dilemma of the Political Parties; Free Trade versus Protection; The Energy Squeeze; The False God of Restraint; Where Does it all Lead? With appendix: The Fruits of Confederation. Corners creased, else very good. Inscribed by the author. 15.00

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4 MacEWAN, Paul Miners and Steelworkers : Labour in Cape Breton. First Edition in dustjacket
Samuel Stevens, Hakkert & Co, Toronto, 1976, ISBN:0888665334 
MacEWAN, Paul. Miners and Steelworkers : Labour in Cape Breton. Toronto : Samuel Stevens, Hakkert & Co., 1976. First Edition. Pp. (8),ix-xiii,(3),3-400 + 10 pages of illustrations. Map endpapers. 8vo, dark grey cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Tennyson, Cape Bretoniana 3109. With a bibliography & 14-page index. Paul MacEwan (b. April 8, 1943, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island - d, May 2, 2017, Sydney, Nova Scotia). "It is easy to forget today how desperate the need was for unions in the days of the worst exploitation and abuse of power by powerful companies. Who now cuold imagine workers being forced to strike to avoid wage cuts even in times of rising prices? Who could imagine them losing such a strike? This moving story of the miners andsteelworkers of Cape Breton focuses on the issues which generated the most militant unions in Canada. Wage cuts, blacklisting, mine disasters, pit cl osings, 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. This is a piece of Canadian history usually forgotten, a part of our history that affects us today more than we like to think." -from the dustjacket. Chapters : 1.The Background; 2.The Provincial Workmen's Association; 3.The United Mineworkers - 1909; 4.The First Amalgamated; 5.District 26 and BESCO; 6.The Labour Sweep and Donald The Boo; 7.1922: Wage Cut, Slowdown, and Strike; 8.Smashing the Steelworkers; 9.J.B. McLachlan: Crime and Punishment; 10.The Situation Worsens; 11."They Can't Stand the Gaff"; 12.1925-1932: A Developing Rift; 13.TheSecond Amalgamated; 14.The Last Days of J.B. McLachlan; 15.The C.C.F. and Clarie Gillis; 16.The Steelworkers Come Back; 17.The Slowdown of 1941; 18.The C.C.F. during the War Years; 18.Two Strikes and Two Elections; 20.The Decline of the Fifties; 21."Vic" MacInnis, Heavy Water, and Other Ills; 22.The Struggle Continues. Binding a bit shaky (as is often the case due to shoddy initial binding), else very good in nicked dust jacket. 25.00

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5 MacEWAN, Paul Miners and Steelworkers : Labour in Cape Breton. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed
Samuel Stevens, Hakkert & Co., Toronto, 1976, ISBN:0888665334 
MacEWAN, Paul. Miners and Steelworkers : Labour in Cape Breton. Toronto : Samuel Stevens, Hakkert & Co., 1976. First Edition. Pp. (8),ix-xiii,(3),3-400 + 10 pages of illustrations. Map endpapers. 8vo, dark grey cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Tennyson, Cape Bretoniana 3109. With a bibliography & 14-page index. Paul MacEwan (b. April 8, 1943, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island - d, May 2, 2017, Sydney, Nova Scotia). "It is easy to forget today how desperate the need was for unions in the days of the worst exploitation and abuse of power by powerful companies. Who now cuold imagine workers being forced to strike to avoid wage cuts even in times of rising prices? Who could imagine them losing such a strike? This moving story of the miners andsteelworkers of Cape Breton focuses on the issues which generated the most militant unions in Canada. Wage cuts, blacklisting, mine disasters, pit cl osings, 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. This is a piece of Canadian history usually forgotten, a part of our history that affects us today more than we like to think." -from the dustjacket. Chapters : 1. The Background; 2. The Provincial Workmen's Association; 3. The United Mineworkers - 1909; 4. The First Amalgamated; 5. District 26 and BESCO; 6. The Labour Sweep and Donald The Boo; 7. 1922: Wage Cut, Slowdown, and Strike; 8. Smashing the Steelworkers; 9. J.B. McLachlan: Crime and Punishment; 10. The Situation Worsens; 11. "They Can't Stand the Gaff"; 12. 1925-1932: A Developing Rift; 13. The Second Amalgamated; 14. The Last Days of J.B. McLachlan; 15. The C.C.F. and Clarie Gillis; 16. The Steelworkers Come Back; 17. The Slowdown of 1941; 18. The C.C.F. during the War Years; 18. Two Strikes and Two Elections; 20. The Decline of the Fifties; 21. "Vic" MacInnis, Heavy Water, and Other Ills; 22. The Struggle Continues. Name inked to bottom edge and ffep, else very good in slightly chipped (spine), edge-nicked dust jacket. Signed by MacEwan on the flyleaf. 35.00

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6 MacEWAN, Paul Miners and Steelworkers : Labour in Cape Breton. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed
Samuel Stevens, Hakkert & Co, 1976, ISBN:0888665334 
MacEWAN, Paul. Miners and Steelworkers : Labour in Cape Breton. Toronto : Samuel Stevens, Hakkert & Co., 1976. First Edition. Pp. (8),ix-xiii,(3),3-400 + 10 pages of illustrations. Map endpapers. 8vo, dark grey cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Tennyson, Cape Bretoniana 3109. With a bibliography & 14-page index. Paul MacEwan (b. April 8, 1943, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island - d, May 2, 2017, Sydney, Nova Scotia). "It is easy to forget today how desperate the need was for unions in the days of the worst exploitation and abuse of power by powerful companies. Who now cuold imagine workers being forced to strike to avoid wage cuts even in times of rising prices? Who could imagine them losing such a strike? This moving story of the miners andsteelworkers of Cape Breton focuses on the issues which generated the most militant unions in Canada. Wage cuts, blacklisting, mine disasters, pit cl osings, 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. This is a piece of Canadian history usually forgotten, a part of our history that affects us today more than we like to think." -from the dustjacket. Chapters : 1.The Background; 2.The Provincial Workmen's Association; 3.The United Mineworkers - 1909; 4.The First Amalgamated; 5.District 26 and BESCO; 6.The Labour Sweep and Donald The Boo; 7.1922: Wage Cut, Slowdown, and Strike; 8.Smashing the Steelworkers; 9.J.B. McLachlan: Crime and Punishment; 10.The Situation Worsens; 11."They Can't Stand the Gaff"; 12.1925-1932: A Developing Rift; 13.TheSecond Amalgamated; 14.The Last Days of J.B. McLachlan; 15.The C.C.F. and Clarie Gillis; 16.The Steelworkers Come Back; 17.The Slowdown of 1941; 18.The C.C.F. during the War Years; 18.Two Strikes and Two Elections; 20.The Decline of the Fifties; 21."Vic" MacInnis, Heavy Water, and Other Ills; 22.The Struggle Continues. Vg in nicked dj. With brief signed inscription by theauthor. 45.00

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