The Struggle for a Working-Class Consciousness: Jewish Garment Workers in Montreal, 1880-1920

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Author/collaborator
Title
The Struggle for a Working-Class Consciousness: Jewish Garment Workers in Montreal, 1880-1920
Abstract
An examination of the interaction between ethnicity and class using Jewish garment workers in turn-of-the-twentieth-century Montreal as a case study. The author argues that a distinctive Jewish working-class consciousness was shaped both by working and living conditions in Montreal in this period, and by the workers Eastern European Yiddish immigrant culture.
Type
Master's Thesis
University
Carleton University
Place
Ottawa, ON
Date
1987
Language
en
Citation
Leyton, Miriam Judith. “The Struggle for a Working-Class Consciousness: Jewish Garment Workers in Montreal, 1880-1920.” Master’s Thesis, Carleton University, 1987.
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