Canal Workers in North America, 1780-1860: Research Sources

New July 9, 2016:

BOOKS and ACADEMIC PAPERS:

Common Labour: Workers and the Digging of North American Canals, 1780-1860, by Peter Way, Cambridge University Press, 1993, 
ISBN 0-521-44033-5


"Solemn Processions and Terrifying Violence: Spectacle, Authority, and Citizenship during the Lachine Canal Strike of 1843", 
by Dan Horner in Urban History Review / Revue d'histoire urbaine, Vol. 38, No. 2, 
Special Issue: Encounters, Contests, and Communities: New Histories of Race and Ethnicity in the Canadian City 
(Spring 2010 printemps), pp. 36-47  

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Labourers on the Rideau Canal, 1826-1832: From Work Site to World Heritage Site, edited by Katherine M. J. McKenna, 2008, Borealis Press, ISBN 978-0-88887-355-2

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