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Education in Crisis And the Way Forward
Education in Crisis And the Way Forward
Gollan, W.E.
Sydney & Auckland; Current Book Distributors; 1959
Book Condition: Very Good. Paperback. Size D: 7"-8" Tall (177-203mm). 48 page tanned stapled pamphlet that shows light wear on the edges.. Several copies are available. Books listed here are not stored at the shop. Please contact us if you want to pick up a book from Newtown. Inventory #166163
A Century of Social Change (Labor History Essays Volume Four)
A Century of Social Change (Labor History Essays Volume Four)
Whitlam, Gough; Battin, Tim; Brawley, Sean; Michael, Howard; James, Bob; McMullin, Ross; O'Connell, Decland; Sexton, Michael; Smyth, Paul; Cain, Frank; Cavalier, Rodney; Deery, Phillip; Freudenberg, Graham
Australia & New Zealand; Pluto Press Australia in association with the New South Wales Branch of the Australian Labor Party; 1992
094913886X 9780949138866
Book Condition: Very Good. Paperback. Size E: 8"-9" Tall (203-228mm). Volume Four only of the Labor History Essays series. 229 pages. Books listed here are not stored at the shop. Please contact us if you want to pick up a book from Newtown. Inventory #166151
I Remember
I Remember
Lang, J. T.
Sydney & Auckland; McNamara's Books; 1980
0909325219 9780909325213
Book Condition: Very Good. Hardcover. Jacket Condition: Very Good. Size E: 8"-9" Tall (204-227mm). First published as a book in 1956. The first volume of Jack Lang's reminiscences of his experiences in NSW politics, I Remember is extremely entertaining. It is a unique insider's view of the personalities and issues in Labor politics, from before the First World War to the onset of the Great Depression. This book is an indispensable part of the literature of the Australian Labor movement. (Gould's Book Arcade published this reprint under the McNamara imprint, initially a joint venture with another Sydney printed word family.) 416 pages. Books listed here are not stored at the shop. Please contact us if you want to pick up a book from Newtown. Inventory #166115
Russia and the Fifth Continent: Aspects of Russian-Australian Relations
Russia and the Fifth Continent: Aspects of Russian-Australian Relations
McNair, John; Poole, Thomas (Eds)
Australia & New Zealand; University of Queensland Press; 1992
0702224200 9780702224201
Book Condition: Very Good. Paperback. Size E: 8"-9" Tall (203-228mm). The cover has minor wear and creaed corners. The edges of the book and margins of the inside covers are a bit foxed. 292 pages. Books listed here are not stored at the shop. Please contact us if you want to pick up a book from Newtown. Ex Library Inventory #166114
Only the Tracks Remain
Only the Tracks Remain
Jack Booth
Sydney, N.S.W, Australia; Alpha Books; 1972
Book Condition: Very Good. Hardcover. Jacket Condition: Good. 196 pages. The dust jacket has a bit of wear, with a large tear on the back and a few scuffs. The page edges are somehwhat tanned. Books listed here are not stored at the shop. Please contact us if you want to pick up a book from Newtown. Inventory #166051
A nEW CONCEPT OF UNIONISM: tHE N.s.w. BUILDERS LABOURERS FEDERATION 1970-1974
A nEW CONCEPT OF UNIONISM: tHE N.s.w. BUILDERS LABOURERS FEDERATION 1970-1974
Meredith Burgmann
Sydney, Australia; Maquarie University; 1981
Book Condition: Good. Hardcover. Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. The cover has a little wear. The page edges are somewhat tanned. The front endpaper has a pen mark and a white-out mark, the rest of the book has usual librabry markings. 455 pages + 125 pages of appendices. Books listed here are not stored at the shop. Please contact us if you want to pick up a book from Newtown. Ex Library Inventory #166006
The Great Bust: The Depression of the Thirties
The Great Bust: The Depression of the Thirties
Lang, J. T.
Sydney, N.S.W., Australia; McNamara's Books; 1980
0909325227 9780909325220
Book Condition: Very Good. Paperback. Size E: 8"-9" Tall (203-228mm). First published as a book in 1962. The second volume of Jack Lang's reminiscences of his experiences in NSW politics. The Great Bust covers the late 1920's and the Depression years. Like the first volume, I Remember, this book is often acidly amusing at the expense of Lang's many opponents, both inside and outside the Labor movement. It contains Lang's own account of the political crisis of the 1930's in which his Government was dismissed by Governor Game. (Gould's Book Arcade published this reprint under the McNamara imprint, initially a joint venture with another Sydney printed word family.) The edges of the book are lightly tanned. Several copies are avaliable. 418 pages Books listed here are not stored at the shop. Please contact us if you want to pick up a book from Newtown. Inventory #165873
The History of the Liquor Trades Union in Victoria
The History of the Liquor Trades Union in Victoria
Best, Alleyn
Victoria, Australia; Victorian Branch, Federated Liquor and Allied Industries Employees Union of Australia; 1990
0646028529 9780646028521
Book Condition: Very Good. Paperback. Size H: 11"-12" Tall (279-304mm). 247 pages. The cover has a little wear, with minor creases and tiny scuffs on the spine and edges. Books listed here are not stored at the shop. Please contact us if you want to pick up a book from Newtown. Inventory #165851
The Shearers' Strike 1891-1991: A Celebration
The Shearers' Strike 1891-1991: A Celebration
Rick Palmer (ed)
Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia; University of Central Queensland; 1992
0908140762 9780908140763
Book Condition: Very Good. Paperback. 40 pages. The cover is somewhat foxed, concentrated around the edges. Minor foxing is also present on the page edges, and margins of the first few pages. Books listed here are not stored at the shop. Please contact us if you want to pick up a book from Newtown. Inventory #165839
Party Girls: Labor Women Now
Party Girls: Labor Women Now
Kate, Deverall; Huntley, Rebecca; Sharp, Penny; Tilly, Jo (Editors)
Sydney; Pluto Press; 2000
1864031174 9781864031171
Book Condition: Very Good. Paperback. Size E: 8"-9" Tall (203-228mm). Several copies are available. Joan Kirner, in her Foreword: "Most political commentary in Australian politics is on and by men. Party Girls changes that. It tells how Labor women are, as Jenny Macklin says in the book, 'charting their own vision of change'. Enjoy the debate and the challenge!" Contributors include Anna Bligh, Meredith Burgmann, Rae Cooper, Cheryl Davenport, Mary Delahunty, Rosamund Else-Mitchell, Julia Gillar, Anne Henderson, Jill Hennessy, Suzanne Jamieson, Cheryl Kernot, Stephanie Key, Carmen Lawrence, Catharine Lumby, Kate Lundy, Jenny Macklin, Tanya Pilbersek, Nicola Roxon, Carmel Tebbutt and Nareen Young. The background red of the spine has faded to pink, but the title is still very legible. 293 pages Books listed here are not stored at the shop. Please contact us if you want to pick up a book from Newtown. Inventory #165802
Australian Landfall
Australian Landfall
Kisch, Egon
Melbourne, VIC, Australia; Macmillan and Co.; 1969
Book Condition: Very Good. Paperback. Size D: 7"-8" Tall (177-203mm). The cover has a little wear. The page edges are lightly minor tanned and foxed. This is the story of Egon Kisch, a prominent European peace activist, who was prevented by immigration officials from landing in Freemantle and Melbourne. As part of the White Australia Policy, the Immigration officials gave him a dictation test in a European language (Scottish Gaelic) that he did not speak. His dramatic leap to the wharf at Melbourne when he broke his leg earned him both sympathy and notoriety. 320 pages. Books listed here are not stored at the shop. Please contact us if you want to pick up a book from Newtown. Inventory #165793
Brian Fitzpatrick: A Radical Life
Brian Fitzpatrick: A Radical Life
Watson, Don
Sydney & Auckland; Hale & Iremonger; 1979
0908094183 9780908094189
Book Condition: Very Good. Hardcover. Jacket Condition: Very Good. Size E: 8"-9" Tall (203-228mm). The book is a little worn and tanned on edges. Serveral copies avaliable. 375 pages. Books listed here are not stored at the shop. Please contact us if you want to pick up a book from Newtown. Inventory #165626
Green Bans, Red Union: Environmental Activism and the New South Wales Builders Labourers Federation
Green Bans, Red Union: Environmental Activism and the New South Wales Builders Labourers Federation
Burgmann, Meredith; Burgmann, Verity
Kensington NSW Australia; New South Wales Univ Pr Ltd; 1998
0868407607 9780868407609
Book Condition: Very Good. Paperback. Size F: 9"-10" Tall (228-254mm). This is the definitive history of the NSW Builders Laborers Federation. The page edges are somewhat tanned, as are the page margins. 352 pages. Books listed here are not stored at the shop. Please contact us if you want to pick up a book from Newtown. Inventory #165588
From Subservience to Strike: Industrial Relations in the Banking Industry
From Subservience to Strike: Industrial Relations in the Banking Industry
John Hill
St Lucia, QLD, Australia; University of Queensland Press; 1982
0702218340 9780702218347
Book Condition: Very Good. Hardcover. Jacket Condition: Very Good. Size E: 8"-9" Tall (203-228mm). The dust jacket has a little wear. The page edges are somewhat tanned. 296 pages. Books listed here are not stored at the shop. Please contact us if you want to pick up a book from Newtown. Inventory #165587
Working Lives: A History of the Australian Railways Union (NSW Branch)
Working Lives: A History of the Australian Railways Union (NSW Branch)
Hearn, Mark
Sydney; Hale & Iremonger; 1990
0868064211 9780868064215
Book Condition: Very Good. Hardcover. Jacket Condition: Very Good. Size G: 10"-11" Tall (254-279mm). An oral history of the Australian Railways Union. The page edges are a little tanned. 221 pages Books listed here are not stored at the shop. Please contact us if you want to pick up a book from Newtown. Inventory #165542
Into the Mainstream: the Decline of Australian Communism
Into the Mainstream: the Decline of Australian Communism
O'Lincoln, Tom
Sydney & Auckland; Stained Wattle Press; 1985
0959048618 9780959048612
Book Condition: Very Good. Paperback. Size E: 8"-9" Tall (203-228mm). This book is an account and a political analysis of the decline of the Communist Party of Australia, from World War II, until the early 1980s. It covers the evolution of the party from a monolithic Stalinist party, through its subsequent splits and evolutions, until its journey "into the mainstream" in the eighties. The cover has a little wear and the pages edges are lightly tanned. 200 pages. Books listed here are not stored at the shop. Please contact us if you want to pick up a book from Newtown. Inventory #165419
John Curtin: A Life
John Curtin: A Life
Day, David
Australia & New Zealand; HarperCollins Publishers; 1999
0732264138 9780732264130
Book Condition: Very Good. Hardcover. Jacket Condition: Very Good. Size F: 9"-10" Tall (228-254mm). The most thorough and comprehensive biography on Curtin. It captures the ideological atmosphere in the Australian socialist movement, in which Curtin developed. 610 pages. The dust jacket has minor wear. The page edges are lightly tanned. Books listed here are not stored at the shop. Please contact us if you want to pick up a book from Newtown. Inventory #165397
Labor Essays 1981
Labor Essays 1981
Gareth Evans, John Reeves, Justin Malbon (editors)
Australia; Drummond; 1981
0909081603 9780909081607
Book Condition: Very Good. Paperback. 212 pages. The cover is a little worn. The page edges are lightly tanned and foxed. Books listed here are not stored at the shop. Please contact us if you want to pick up a book from Newtown. Inventory #165040
Labor Essays 1980
Labor Essays 1980
Evans, Gareth And Reeves, John (eds)
Australia; Drummond Publishing; 1980
0909081522 9780909081522
Book Condition: Very Good. Paperback. Cover lightly worn. Page edges well tanned and a little foxed. 192 pages. Books listed here are not stored at the shop. Please contact us if you want to pick up a book from Newtown. Inventory #165039
The Garden Path
The Garden Path
Ellis, M.H.
Sydney; The Land Newspaper Ltd; 1949
Book Condition: Poor. Paperback. Size E: 8"-9" Tall (203-228mm). The book is a bit worn and tanned, with well tanned pages. Hinge a little weak and damaged on the back pages. 560 pages. Books listed here are not stored at the shop. Please contact us if you want to pick up a book from Newtown. Inventory #164834
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