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J.B. McLachlan a biography by David Frank

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Published by James Lorimer in Toronto .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Nova Scotia,
  • Cape Breton Island

Subjects:

  • McLachlan, James Bryson, 1869-1937.,
  • Coal miners -- Nova Scotia -- Cape Breton Island -- Biography.,
  • Labor leaders -- Nova Scotia -- Cape Breton Island -- Biography.,
  • Labor leaders -- Nova Scotia -- Cape Breton Island -- History -- 20th Century.,
  • Strikes and lockouts -- Coal mining -- Nova Scotia -- Cape Breton Island -- History -- 20th Century.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 537-578) and index.

StatementDavid Frank.
GenreBiography.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD6525.M35 F73 1999
The Physical Object
Pagination592 p. :
Number of Pages592
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6822289M
ISBN 101550286773
LC Control Number00302980

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The Company Store is an interesting biography of the Cape Breton union activist, J.B. McLachlan. It is a passionate and entertaining book however, it is also very biased, outdated and did not use an appropriate historical methodology/5. J.B. McLachlan is a bold and impressive attempt to weave these two stories-- the personal and the political--together. This is most definitely not just a book about Cape Breton coal miners. More than twenty years in the making, J.B. McLachlan is a model of meticulous research and careful synthesis of evidence. J.B. McLachlan: A Biography - The Story of a Legendary Labour Leader and the Cape Breton Coal Miners - Agitator, educator, organizer, J.B. McLachlan led the coal miners of Nova Scotia in their struggles for union recognition, united them around ideas of industrial democracy and social reconstruction, and defended their cause in the labour wars of the s. J.B. McLachlan: A Biography: The Story of a Legendary Labour Leader and the Cape Breton Coal Miners by David Frank avg rating — 4 ratings — published — 2 editions.

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♥ Book Title: J.B. McLachlan: A Biography ♣ Name Author: David Frank ∞ Launching: Info ISBN Link: ⊗ Detail ISBN code: ⊕ Number Pages: Total sheet ♮ News id: 2kRuaPmhPs4C Download File Start Reading ☯ Full Synopsis: "Introduction Book I: To Redeem the World, – Chapter 1: Scotland Chapter 2: Cape . J. B. McLachlan was a fiery, idealistic Scot who came to Canada with a vision of a better world. He settled in Cape Breton, and there he worked in the coalmines beside hundreds of men and boys from all parts of the the first decades of the twentieth century mine owners cared little for safety or working conditions: miners and their families were virtual serfs of the company. J.B. McLachlan A Biography (Book): Frank, David. CLOSURE UPDATE: All branches of the Library will be closed until further notice as a precaution to help limit the spread of COVID   McLachlan remains a vibrant figure in our day in part because of his place in popular memory, but increasingly so because of David Frank’s superb J.B. McLachlan: A Biography (Toronto, Lorimer, ). It’s a wonderful book that allows us to see the powerful orator and leader in action.