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Craig Heron

Craig Heron is a professor of history at York University. One of Canada’s leading labour historians, he is the author of numerous works on Canadian history, including The Workers Festival: A History of Labour Day in Canada, Booze: A Distilled History, and Lunch-Bucket Lives: Remaking the Workers’ City.

  • Lunch-Bucket Lives

    Remaking the Workers’ City

    By Craig Heron  

    A fascinating look at working-class life in early twentieth-century Canada

    • Clio Ontario Prize, 2016 (Winner)
    • Fred Landon Award, 2016 (Winner)
    • International Labor History Association, Book of the Year, 2015 (Winner)
    • CAWLS Book Prize for the best book in work and labour studies, 2016 (Winner)
    • Speakers Book Award, Legislative Assembly of Ontario, 2015 (Shortlisted)
    • Sir John A. Macdonald Prize, 2016 (Shortlisted)

    Published June 2015

  • Booze: A Distilled History

    By Craig Heron  

    A multifaceted history of Canadian drink and drinking by one of Canada’s leading historians.

    Published November 2003

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