HIS313H5 • Canadian Working-Class History to 1919

Description

This course focuses on the transition in Canada from a pre-industrial society to an industrial society, and the changing nature of work. It examines the impact of technological changes on jobs, themes of gender and ethnicity in the workforce, the emergence of the labour movement and workers' political action, working class family and community life, early standards legislation, workers and war, and the meaning of the Winnipeg General Strike 1919.

Corequisites
1.0 credit from ECO244Y5 or HIS262H5 or HIS263Y5 or SOC227H5
Exclusions
Distribution Requirement
Humanities
Total Instructional Hours
24L
Mode of Delivery
In Class
Program Area
History