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Author Schwantes, Carlos A., 1945-

Title Radical heritage : labor, socialism, and reform in Washington and British Columbia, 1885-1917 / Carlos A. Schwantes
Published Seattle : University of Washington Press, ©1979
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 288 pages) : maps
Series The Emil and Kathleen Sick lecture-book series in western history and biography ; 3
Emil and Kathleen Sick lecture-book series in western history and biography ; 3
Contents North Pacific industrial frontier: Washington and British Columbia in the late nineteenth century -- Pacific Northwest labor movement -- Reform panaceas and Pacific Northwest labor -- Unrest of the 1890s in British Columbia: a comparative perspective -- Leftward tilt on the Pacific slope -- Road to revolution: left-wing theoreticians and working-class rebels -- Left-wing unionism in the Inland Empire and the Kootenays: the Spokane connection -- Struggle to prevent AFL hegemony in the Pacific Northwest -- Labor, socialism, and the quest for political power -- Revolutionaries suffering from an excess of logic -- Wobblies and progressives: class consciousness versus reform consciousness -- Limits of dissent: the North Pacific industrial frontier in transition -- Radical heritage in perspective -- Notes
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-273) and index
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Subject Labor unions -- Political activity -- British Columbia -- History
Labor unions -- Political activity -- Washington (State) -- History
Socialism -- British Columbia
Socialism -- Washington (State)
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0295802189 (electronic bk.)
9780295802183 (electronic bk.)