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Author Name    Betcherman, Lita-Rose.

Title   THE LITTLE BAND: THE CLASHES BETWEEN THE COMMUNISTS AND THE POLITICAL AND LEGAL ESTABLISHMENT IN CANADA, 1928-1932.

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Jacket Condition   Very Good

Edition   First Printing

Publisher   Ottawa Deneau

ISBN Number    0888790716 / 9780888790712

Seller ID   28377

247 pp, 9 1/4" H. "In 1921, a 'little band' of disparate activists formed the Communist Party of Canada. Civil authorities across the country reacted with fear, even though R.C.M.P. officers described the party as 'a handful of ineffective English-speaking leaders, a negligible French-speaking element, an isolated Jewish element, with the agitators drawn from the Finnish and Ukrainian immigrants, whose benevolent societies paid for the Party's maintenance'. (This book) documents the ensuing clashes between the Canadian communists and Canada's political and legal establishments, from 1928 to 1932. Dr. Betcherman skillfully recreates the excitement of street fights and court cases, culminating in the spectacular trial of communist Tim Buck. (She) interviewed Communist Party members, Crown attorneys and Defence lawyers of the period, and was granted access to rare transcripts of trials, appeals and correspondence in compiling this, the first detailed and thoroughly entertaining history of these events." Light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, three very small corner bumps. Dust hacket has very light edge wear and wrinkling - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, tiny dent on rear hinge, tiny scuffs on rear flap-fold.

Communism,  Canada,  Lily  Adler,  Inspector  Robert  Alexander,  Eric  Armour,  Edward  Bayly,  R.B.  Bennett,  John  Boychuk,  Magistrate  Robert  Browne,  Malcolm  Bruce,  Tim  Buck,  Becky  Buhay,  Annie  Buller,  Calgary,  Alberta,  Canadian  Labour  Defence  League,  Canadian  Legion,  Canadian  Labour  Party,  Sam  Carr,  Judge  Emerson  Coatsworth,  J.L.  Cohen,  Comintern,  Communist  International,  Communist  Party  Of  Canada,  Conservative  Party,  Jeanne  Corbin,  Criminal  Code,  Don  Jail,  Brigadier-General  Denis  Draper,  Edmonton,  Tom  Ewen,  Howard  Ferguson,  Finns,  Finnish  Organization  Of  Canada,  Fort  William,  Ontario,  Mike  Gilmore,  Golinsky,  Hugh  Guthrie,  Halifax,  A.T.  Hill,  Isaac  Hellmuth,  Immigration  Act,  Harvey  Jackson,  Jews,  William  Lyon  Mackenzie  King,  Myer  Klig,  Robert  Knowles,  William  Kolisnyk,  Lenin,  John  Leopold,  Jack  Esselwein,  Jim  Litterick,  Major-General  James  H.  MacBrien,  Hugh  John  MacDonald,  Jack  MacDonald,  Douglas  Marshall,  McKessock,  Samuel  McBride,  Justice  W.E.  Middleton,  Montreal,  Quebec,  Leslie  Morris,  Moscow,  Harvey  Murphy,  National  Unemployed  Workers  Association,  Detective  Sergeant  William  Nursey,  Matthew  Popovich,  Port  Arthur,  Colonel  William  Price,  Queen's  Park  Demonstrations,  Profintern,  Red  Squad,  Arthur  Roebuck,  Royal  Canadian  Mounted  Police,  Oscar  Ryan,  Joseph  Sedgwick,  Charles  Sims,  A.E.  Smith,  Stewart  Smith,  Norman  Sommerville,  Maurice  Spector,  Sudbury,  Toronto,  Daily  Star,  Globe,  Toronto  Police  Commission,  Trials,  Ukrainians,  USSR,  Aaro  Vaara,  Vancouver,  Vapaus,  Colonel  Ralph  Webb,  Emily  Weir,  General  V.A.S.  Williams,  Windsor,  Winnipeg,  Manitoba,  General  Strike,  J.S.  Woodsworth,  The  Worker,  Workers'  Unity  Party,  Justice  W.H.  Wright,  Young  Communist  League. 

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