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.
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