The Resource From desolation to reconstruction : Iraq's troubled journey, Mokhtar Lamani and Bessma Momani. editors, (ebook)

From desolation to reconstruction : Iraq's troubled journey, Mokhtar Lamani and Bessma Momani. editors, (ebook)

Label
From desolation to reconstruction : Iraq's troubled journey
Title
From desolation to reconstruction
Title remainder
Iraq's troubled journey
Statement of responsibility
Mokhtar Lamani and Bessma Momani. editors
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
I Have a Story to Tell You is about Eastern European Jewish immigrants living in Montreal, Toronto, and Winnipeg in the early twentieth century. The stories encompass their travels and travails on leaving home and their struggles in the sweatshops and factories of the garment industry in Canada. Basing her work on extensive interviews, Seemah Berson recreates these immigrants' stories about their lives in the Old Country and the hardship of finding work in Canada, and she tells how many of these newcomers ended up in the needle trades. Revealing a fervent sense of socialist ideology acquired in the crucible of the Russian Revolution, the stories tell of the influence of Jewish culture and traditions, of personal-and organized-fights against exploitation, and of struggles to establish unions for better working conditions. This book is a wonderful resource for teachers of Canadian, Jewish, and social history, as well as auto/biography and cultural studies. The simplicity of the language, transcribed from oral reports, makes this work accessible to anyone who enjoys a good story
Cataloging source
Midwest
Dewey number
956.70443 F93L
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
Studies in international governance
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Postwar reconstruction
  • Iraq War, 2003-2011
  • Electronic books
  • Iraq
  • Iraq
Target audience
adult
Label
From desolation to reconstruction : Iraq's troubled journey, Mokhtar Lamani and Bessma Momani. editors, (ebook)
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rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781554582327
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12147199
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12147199
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MWT12147199
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
From desolation to reconstruction : Iraq's troubled journey, Mokhtar Lamani and Bessma Momani. editors, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781554582327
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12147199
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12147199
System control number
MWT12147199
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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