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Work camps and company towns in Canada and the U.S.

Rolf Knight

Work camps and company towns in Canada and the U.S.

an annotated bibliography

by Rolf Knight

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Published by New Star Books in Vancouver, B.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Working class -- Canada -- History -- Bibliography.,
    • Working class -- United States -- History -- Bibliography.,
    • Labor camps -- Canada -- History -- Bibliography.,
    • Labor camps -- United States -- History -- Bibliography.,
    • Company towns -- Canada -- History -- Bibliography.,
    • Company towns -- United States -- History -- Bibliography.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Rolf Knight.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ7164.L1 K62, HD8106 K62
      The Physical Object
      Pagination80 p. ;
      Number of Pages80
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4948426M
      ISBN 100919888607, 0919888593
      LC Control Number76376402

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Work camps and company towns in Canada and the U.S by Rolf Knight Download PDF EPUB FB2

U.S. multinational companies exported ideas about work discipline, race, and gender to Latin America as they established company towns there to extend their economic reach.

Employers indeed shaped social relations in these company towns through education, welfare, and leisure programs, but these essays also show how working-class communities.

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Men voluntarily entered the camps through the Employment Service of Canada; they were free to leave at any time. In return for bunkhouse residence, three daily meals, work clothes, medical care and 20 cents a day, the "Royal Twenty Centers," as the occupants were called, laboured at hour work weeks clearing bush, building roads, planting.

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There are hundreds of these camps across North America and the. Towns listed in bold are still considered company towns today; other entries are former company towns. See the Category:Company towns in Canada for an unannotated list of articles. List. Anyox, British Columbia, a now-abandoned smelter town on Observatory Inlet, near the mouth of the Nass River.; Arvida or now Jonquière, Quebec, owned by Alcan; Batawa, Ontario owned by Bata.

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