Ottawa-Outaouais IWW

The General Membership Branch of the Ottawa-Outaouais region

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Book Review: Thomas King, The Inconvenient Indian

August 7th, 2019 No Comments

Let’s mention some facts: In 1598 Juan de Onate and his troops killed over eight hundred Acoma in what is now New Mexico. By 1630 the Puritan settlers were launching attacks against the Pequot tribe in 1637, massacring six to seven hundred men, women and children. For two hundred years, merciless wars frequently broke out […]

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Book Review: William A. Pelz, A People’s History of Modern Europe

April 24th, 2019 No Comments

The People’s History of Modern Europe is a book that provides an alternative reading in European history focusing on the struggles of common people as well their conflict with those in power. “A People’s History of Modern Europe offers a concise, readable alternative to mainstream textbooks and surveys while suggesting a different understanding of the […]

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