Ca Canny: a Workshop on Scotland’s Hidden Treasure
This course is about Scotland’s true pride: not the Imperial diaspora, the occasional inventor, Scottish whisky exports or Aberdeen’s extractive capital but home-grown, workers tactics, crafted by the Scottish underdog against terrible odds and transported throughout the world as an inspiration for the international working-class.
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- Lectures 11
- Quizzes 0
- Duration 3 hours
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 60
- Assessments Yes
Introduction to the course
Resistance in the Highlands
Highlands tactics to gain control of land, and links to the labour movement
The Glasgow Dockers Union
The Ca Canny strike: a tactical turning point.
Scottish tactics in France and America
How the Ca Canny travelled abroad