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The bunkhouse man

Edmund William Bradwin

The bunkhouse man

a study of work and pay in the camps of Canada, 1903-1914.

by Edmund William Bradwin

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Published by University of Toronto Press in [Toronto, Buffalo] .
Written in English

  • Canada.
    • Subjects:
    • Labor camps -- Canada.,
    • Contract labor -- Canada.,
    • Wages -- Canada.,
    • Railroad construction workers -- Canada.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementWith an introd. by Jean Burnet.
      SeriesThe Social history of Canada
      LC ClassificationsHD7290 .B7 1972
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 249 p.
      Number of Pages249
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4468450M
      ISBN 100802018483, 0802061354, 0802001661
      LC Control Number79163834

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