Toronto Workers Respond to Industrial Capitalism, 1867-1892
Book Description:

Winner of the Canadian Historical Association's Macdonald Prize in 1980 for the year's outstanding contriution to our understanding of Canada's past.

Toronto's industrial revolution of the 1850s and 1860s transformed the city's economy and created a distinct working class. Gregory S. Kealey's award-winning study examines the workers' role in the transition to industrial capitalism and traces the emergence of a strong trade union movement n the latter half of the nineteenth century.

eISBN: 978-1-4426-8268-9
Subjects: History