Fournie, Mitchell S. (2014) "Outside agitators and ungrateful kids": the making of the working class in rural Newfoundland. Masters thesis, Memorial University of Newfoundland.
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The 1971 Burgeo strike was a central moment in the development of working-class consciousness in Newfoundland. Combining archival sources with the author‘s own field interviews, this thesis illustrates how the development of industrial production during the two and a half decades after the Second World War generated a corresponding shift in the society and culture of rural Newfoundland. The resulting narrative demonstrates a model of class formation in the "industrial villages" of outport Newfoundland.
|Item Type:||Thesis (Masters)|
|Additional Information:||Includes bibliographical references (pages 182-187).|
|Department(s):||Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of > Anthropology|
|Geographic Location:||Burgeo (N.L.)|
|Library of Congress Subject Heading:||Burgeo Strike, N.L., 1971; Working class--Newfoundland and Labrador--Burgeo--History--20th century; Class consciousness--Newfoundland and Labrador--Burgeo--History--20th century; Burgeo (N.L.)--Social conditions--20th century; Burgeo (N.L.)--Economic conditions--20th century|
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