Thursday, December 30, 2010

Free eBooks on Labour from AU Press

Athabasca University Press

"AU Press operates on the model of a knowledge-based economy, to which we contribute by providing peer-reviewed publications unfettered by the desire to commodify thought or to restrict access to ideas."

Click on book title for pdf of book.

by Max Swerdlow, edited by Gregory S. Kealey

Class, Community and the Labour Movement

Wales and Canada, 1850-1930
edited by Deian R. Hopkin and Gregory S. Kealey, with an introduction by David Montgomery

Essays in Canadian Historical Sociology
edited and introduced by Gregory S. Kealey



Cold Warrior

C.S. Jackson and the United Electrical Workers
by Doug Smith



A Communist Life

Jack Scott and the Canadian Workers Movement, 1927-1985
edited and introduced by Bryan D. Palmer



Confrontation, Struggle and Transformation

Organized Labour in the St. Catharines Area
by Carmela Patrias and Larry Savage


Fighting for Dignity

The Ginger Goodwin Story
by Roger Stonebanks



For A Working-Class Culture in Canada

A Selection of Colin McKay's Writings on Sociology and Political Economy, 1897-1939
edited by Ian McKay

Labouring the Canadian Millennium
Writings on Work and Workers, History and Historiography
edited by W.J.C. Cherwinski and Gregory S. Kealey

A Memoir of the Spanish Civil War
An Armenian-Canadian in the Lincoln Battalion
by D. P. (Pat) Stephens


My Past Is Now
Further Memoirs of a Labour Lawyer
by John Stanton, with a preface by Bryan D. Palmer


A Square Deal For All And No Railroading
Historical Essays on Labour in Brandon
by Errol Black and Tom Mitchell

The Struggle against Wage Controls
The Saint John Story, 1975-1976
by George Vair

A Very Red Life
The Story of Bill Walsh
edited by Margaret Hobbs and Joan Sangster


Workers' Control on the Railroad

A Practical Example "Right Under Your Nose"
by R.E. (Lefty) Morgan; edited by G.R. Pool and D.J. Young

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