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Guarding the Gates The Canadian Labour Movement and Immigration, 1872-1934 by David Goutor

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Published by University of British Columbia Press .
Written in English


  • American history,
  • Immigration & emigration,
  • Work & labour,
  • History,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • History: World,
  • Labor & Industrial Relations - Unions,
  • Canada - Post-Confederation (1867-),
  • Emigration & Immigration,
  • Canada,
  • Employment,
  • Immigrants,
  • Labor unions,
  • Race discrimination

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages274
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10973160M
ISBN 100774813644
ISBN 109780774813648

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