Workers Without a Cause: Italian Immigrant Labour in Montreal, 1880-1930

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Title
Workers Without a Cause: Italian Immigrant Labour in Montreal, 1880-1930
Abstract
The Italian immigrant labour force in Montreal during the period 1880 to 1930. The author describes the various types of labour available to the immigrants, their kinship and the PAESI networks used in obtaining work. He also outlines ethnic discrimination during this period, and cases in which Italian workers developed their own entrepreneurial enterprises.
Book Title
Arrangiarsi: The Italian Immigration Experience in Canada
Place
Montreal
Publisher
Guernica
Date
1989
Pages
119-134
Language
en
Citation
Ramirez, Bruno. “Workers Without a Cause: Italian Immigrant Labour in Montreal, 1880-1930.” In Arrangiarsi: The Italian Immigration Experience in Canada, edited by Roberto Perin and Franc Sturino, 119–134. Montreal: Guernica, 1989.
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