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Jean Devanny: Romantic Revolutionary
Jean Devanny: Romantic Revolutionary
Ferrier, Carole
Carlton, VIC, Australia; Melbourne University Press; 1999
0522848478 9780522848472
Book Condition: Very Good. Hardcover. Jacket Condition: Very Good. Size F: 9"-10" Tall (228-254mm). Jean Devanny - author, political activist and women's liberationist - was a leading figure in Australia's political and literary culture. Yet this remarkable biography is the first full account of her life and times. Carole Ferrier's impressive biography uses oral history material from people who knew Devanny, as well as drawing extensively on unpublish archives and manuscripts. 394 pages. Books listed here are not stored at the shop. Please contact us if you want to pick up a book from Newtown.
Menzies' Cold War: A Reinterpretation
Menzies' Cold War: A Reinterpretation
Louis, L. J.
Victoria, Australia; Red Rag Publications; 2001
0957735278 9780957735279
Book Condition: Very Good. Paperback. Size E: 8"-9" Tall (203-228mm). Several copies are avaliable. 96 pages. Books listed here are not stored at the shop. Please contact us if you want to pick up a book from Newtown.
We Built This Country: Builders' Labourers and Their Unions 1787 to the Future
We Built This Country: Builders' Labourers and Their Unions 1787 to the Future
McQueen, Humphrey
Port Adelaide, SA, Australia; Ginniderra Press; 2011
1740276973 9781740276979
Book Condition: Very Good. Paperback. Size E: 8"-9" Tall (204-227mm). 362 pages. This is a broad-brush look at builders' labourers and their unions since the convict era. "It'll have to be an unofficial history because no two officials would agree about anything," said the late John Cummins, Victorian BLF secretary. Books listed here are not stored at the shop. Please contact us if you want to pick up a book from Newtown.
Civilising Capitalism: The Beginnings of the Australian Labor Party
Civilising Capitalism: The Beginnings of the Australian Labor Party
Nairn, Bede
Melbourne, VIC, Australia; Melbourne University Press; 1989
0522843824 9780522843828
Book Condition: Very Good. Paperback. Size E: 8"-9" Tall (203-228mm). Originally printed in 1973, reissued in 1989 with an epilogue added to the author's text which, in part places the White Australia Policy in its historical context, and rejects the current orthodoxy that emphasises the 'racism' of Australians generally, and the ALP particularly, in the formation of the original national immigration policy. There is minor wear on the cover. Several copies are available. 304 pages. Books listed here are not stored at the shop. Please contact us if you want to pick up a book from Newtown.
The Man Time Forgot: The Life and Times of John Christian Watson, Australias First Labor Prime Minister
The Man Time Forgot: The Life and Times of John Christian Watson, Australias First Labor Prime Minister
Grassby, Al; Ordonez, Silvia
Australia and New Zealand; Pluto Pr Australia; 2001
1864030836 9781864030839
Book Condition: Very Good. Paperback. Size E: 8"-9" Tall (203-228mm). Several copies are available. Al Grassby, the flamboyant previous Minister in the Whitlam Government, and Sylvia Ordonez have written the first biography of the first Labor Prime Minister. Today John Cristian Watson is 'The Man Time Forgot'. His life tells us much about the transition from the nineteenth century world of a global British Empire to the creation of a federated Australian nation state. 194 pages. Books listed here are not stored at the shop. Please contact us if you want to pick up a book from Newtown.
Civilising Global Capital: New Thinking for Australian Labor
Civilising Global Capital: New Thinking for Australian Labor
Mark Latham
St Leonards, N.S.W., Australia; Allen & Unwin; 1998
1864486686 9781864486681
Book Condition: Very Good. Paperback. Size F: 9"-10" Tall (228-254mm). The cover has minor shelf wear. The page margins are somewhat spotted. The edges of the book are somewhat spotted and tanned. 391 pages. Books listed here are not stored at the shop. Please contact us if you want to pick up a book from Newtown.
Labor: Directions for the Eighties
Labor: Directions for the Eighties
North, J.; Weller, Patrick Moray (eds)
Sydney, Australia; Ian Novak Publishing Company; 1980
0855730129 9780855730123
Book Condition: Good. Paperback. The cover has a bit of wear, with fading on the spine, creases and scuffs on the edges. The page edges are well tanned. The front endpaper has been clipped. The pages are unmarked. 250 pages. Books listed here are not stored at the shop. Please contact us if you want to pick up a book from Newtown.
I Want to Work
I Want to Work
Young, Mick
Australia & New Zealand; Cassell Australia Ltd; 1979
0726998931 9780726998935
Book Condition: Very Good. Paperback. Size E: 8"-9" Tall (203-228mm). 159 pages. The book is a little worn, creased on the spine, and the page edges have tanning and foxing. Books listed here are not stored at the shop. Please contact us if you want to pick up a book from Newtown.
The Labor Council's Easy Guide to Your Rights at Work
The Labor Council's Easy Guide to Your Rights at Work
Donna McKenna
Leichhardt, Sydney, N.S.W., Australia; Pluto Press; 1993
0949138924 9780949138927
Book Condition: Good. Paperback. Size E: 8"-9" Tall (203-228mm). The cover has a little wear. The page edges are lightly tanned. There is the usual library paraphelnalia. 176 pages. Books listed here are not stored at the shop. Please contact us if you want to pick up a book from Newtown.
Straight Left
Straight Left
Uren, Tom
Milsons Point, N.S.W., Australia; Vintage; 1995
0091829984 9780091829988
Book Condition: Very Good. Paperback. Size D: 7"-8" Tall (177-203mm). 508 pages. The cover has a little wear, with minor creasing on the spine. The page edges are moderately tanned, as are the page margins. The top-right corner of the first page has a spot of wear where a pencil mark was erased. Books listed here are not stored at the shop. Please contact us if you want to pick up a book from Newtown.
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.
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.
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 Labourer's Federation 1970-1974
A New Concept Of Unionism: The N.S.W. Builders Labourer's 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
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
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