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  • Title: Rebel Life: The Life and Times of Robert Gosden, Revolutionary, Mystic, Labour Spy
  • Author: Mark Leier
  • ISBN: 9781554200580
  • Page: 253
  • Format: Paperback

  • Extensively revised throughout and including a chapter of new material, Rebel Life chronicles the life of labour organizer, revolutionary, anarchist and labour spy Robert Gosden Mark Leier s revisions incorporate new information about Gosden s career that has come to light since the first edition was published in 1999 Canada s west coast was rife with upheaval in the secExtensively revised throughout and including a chapter of new material, Rebel Life chronicles the life of labour organizer, revolutionary, anarchist and labour spy Robert Gosden Mark Leier s revisions incorporate new information about Gosden s career that has come to light since the first edition was published in 1999 Canada s west coast was rife with upheaval in the second and third decades of the twentieth century At the centre of the turmoil is Robert Gosden, migrant labourer turned radical activist turned police spy In 1913, he publicly recommends assassinating Premier Richard McBride to resolve theminers strike By 1919, he is urging Prime Minister Robert Borden to disappear key labour radicals to quelch rising discontent What happened Rebel Life plumbs the enigma that was Gosden, but it is much an introduction to BC labour history a trove of rarely seen archival photograph, and sidebars rich with historical arcana and, with its chapter describing the research that unearthed Gosden s story, Rebel Life is a rich resource for instructors, students, and trade unionists alike.
    Mark Leier
    Mark Leier is a Canadian historian of working class and left wing history He is the director of the Centre for Labour Studies at Simon Fraser University, where he is also a Professor of Canadian History and the history of Marxism.Politically anarchist, Leier s books have mostly reflected on British Columbia s rich history of labour radicalism His first book, Where the Fraser River Flows The Industrial Workers of the World in British Columbia 1990 deals with the famous syndicalist, working class rebels, while his second, Red Flags and Red Tape The Making of a Labour Bureaucracy University of Toronto Press deals with the institutionalization of a non revolutionary labour movement In Rebel Life The Life and Times of Robert Gosden, Revolutionary, Mystic, Labour Spy 1999 , Leier examines the life of an Industrial Workers of the World member or Wobbly turned police labour spy His fourth book, Bakunin The Creative Passion is a biography and political chronicle of the 19th century Russian anarchist, Mikhail Bakunin and is being published in paperback by Seven Stories Press.As part of the Graphic History Collective, he helped produce May Day A Graphic History of Protest, available through the SFU History Department.A former folk singer, Leier is also known for bringing a banjo to his history classes.


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