Workers and the State in Twentieth Century Nova Scotia. First Edition.


EARLE, Michael, (ed.). Workers and the State in Twentieth Century Nova Scotia. Edited by Michael Earle, with an introduction by Michael Earle and Ian McKay and an afterword by Craig Heron. Fredericton, New Brunswick : Published for the Gorsebrook Research Institute of Atlantic Canada Studies by Acadiensis Press, (1989). First Edition. Pp (8),[9]-265,(3). 8vo (153 x 227 mm), art-illustrated cream & red card covers, with black lettering to spine. Contents: "Introduction: Industrial Legality in Nova Scotia" by Michael Earle and Ian McKay; "The Coal Miners and the Law in Nova Scotia: From the 1864Combination of Workmen Act to the 1947 Trade Union Act" by Kirby Abbott; " The Halifax Relief Commission and Labour Relations during the Reconstruction of Halifax, 1917-1919" by Suzanne Morton [post Halifax Explosion]; "Solving a Problem: Privatizing Worker's Compensation for Nova Scotia's Offshore Fishermen, 1926-1928" by Fred Winsor; "The United Mine Workers and the Coming of the CCF to Cape Breton" by Michael Earle and Herbert Gamberg [Tennyson, Cape Bretoniana 2920]; "Down with Hitler and Silby Barrett: The Cape Breton Miners' Slowdown Strike of 1941" by Michael Earle; "Pulling Teeth: Striking for the Check-off in the Halifax Shipyards, 1944" by Jay White (pp.144-170); "Free Enterprise at Its Best: The State, National Sea, and the defeat of the Nova Scotia Fishermen, 1946-1947" by E. Jean Nisbet (pp.171-190); "The Windsor Gypsum Strike and the Formation of the Joint Labour / Management Study Committee: Conflict and Accomodation in the Nova Scotia Labour Movement, 1957-1979" by C.J.H. Gilson and A.M. Wadden; "From Civil Servants toGovernment Employees: The Nova Scotia Government Employees Association, 19 67-1973" by Anthony Thomson; "Afterword: Male Wage-Earners and the State inCanada" by Craig Heron. Spine slightly sunned, else very good, tidy copy. 20.00

Title: Workers and the State in Twentieth Century Nova Scotia. First Edition.

Author Name: EARLE, Michael, (ed.) HERON, Craig, afterword WHITE, Jay GILSON, C.J.H.

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Acadiensis Press / Gorsebrook Research Institute of Atlantic Canada Studies , Fredericton, NB, 1989, ISBN:0919107214:

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Keywords: NOVA SCOTIA LABOUR HISTORY CANADIAN NSGEA LABOR CANADA NAUTICAL CAPE BRETON FISHERIES LOCAL,