Synopses & Reviews
This outspoken, thoroughly documented study covers the development of one of North America's most important industrial unions from its beginnings to the present. Personalities, issues, and conflicts are analysed with meticulous care.
"The two authors of this book, Wm. Tattam and Dr. Jerry Lembcke are to be congratulated for a job well done. They have spent years of patient work, research, hundreds of interviews and many miles of travel to produce a true and factual picture of woodworkers' struggles to organize a strong union."
-Harold Pritchett, Founding President of the I.W.A.
An essential book for every student of the North American lumber industry.
Table of Contents
Uneven Development: The Structural Basis of Union Factionalism
Community and Union Organizing in the Depression Years
Toward One Union in Wood
Harold Pritchett's Deportation and the Intervention of the CIO's National Office
The Left Rebuilds in British Columbia
The White Bloc Consolidated
The Legacy: Newfoundland and Laurel