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The Resolution of Conflict
The Resolution of Conflict
R. J. L. Hawke
Australia & New Zealand; ABC; 1979
0642976120 9780642976123
Book Condition: Very Good. Paperback. Size E: 8"-9" Tall (203-228mm). The cover has a bit of wear, with minor water damage on the edges. The title page has a faint pencil inscription. The page edges lightly tanned, with light water damage. 71 pages. Books listed here are not stored at the shop. Please contact us if you want to pick up a book from Newtown.
John Cain's Years: Power, Parties and Politics
John Cain's Years: Power, Parties and Politics
John Cain
Carlton, VIC, Australia; Melbourne University Press; 1995
0522846157 9780522846157
Book Condition: Very Good. Hardcover. Jacket Condition: Very Good. Size E: 8"-9" Tall (203-228mm). 323 pages. Over three tumultuous terms in office, the Cain government reshaped Victoria. In areas such as urban planning and the environment, industrial relations and workers' compensation, industry policy, mental health reform, law reform and government administration, it established a repuation as one of the great reforming Labor administrations. The dust jacket has minor wear and the exposed cover is lightly scuffed. The pages are somewhat tanned with age. 323 pages. Several copies are avaliable. Books listed here are not stored at the shop. Please contact us if you want to pick up a book from Newtown.
Tales from the New Shop Floor: Inside the Real Jobs of the Information Economy
Tales from the New Shop Floor: Inside the Real Jobs of the Information Economy
Peter Lewis
Sydney; Pluto Press; 2000
1864030798 9781864030792
Book Condition: Very Good. Paperback. Size E: 8"-9" Tall (203-228mm). The cover has minor wear otherwise this book is in excellent condition. 165 pages. Books listed here are not stored at the shop. Please contact us if you want to pick up a book from Newtown.
Melbourne Trades Hall Memories
Melbourne Trades Hall Memories
Marcella Pearce
Carlton, Victoria, Australia; Victorian Trades Hall Council; 1997
0958884668 9780958884662
Book Condition: Very Good. Paperback. 136 pages pamphelt. The cover has a little wear, with minor scuffs on the edges. 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.
Radicals: Remembering the Sixties
Radicals: Remembering the Sixties
Meredith Burgmann; Nadia Wheatley
Sydney, N.S.W., Australia; NewSouth Publishing; 2021
1742235891 9781742235899
Book Condition: Very Good. Paperback. These books are new and were signed at a book signing at Gould's books a short time ago. 393 pages. Books listed here are not stored at the shop. Please contact us if you want to pick up a book from Newtown.
Strikes: Causes, Conduct & Consequences
Strikes: Causes, Conduct & Consequences
Douglas Blackmur
Australia; Federation Press; 1993
1862871140 9781862871144
Book Condition: Very Good. Paperback. The cover has a little wear. The page edges are lightly tanned, as are the page margins. The first page is signed "Douglas Blackmur, 1994" 232 pages. Books listed here are not stored at the shop. Please contact us if you want to pick up a book from Newtown.
I Remember
I Remember
J. T. Lang
Sydney, N.S.W., Australia; McNamara's Books; 1980
0909325219 9780909325213
Book Condition: Good. Paperback. Size E: 8"-9" Tall (203-228mm). 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. Bob Gould published this reprint under the McNamara imprint many years ago. ------- The cover has a little wear with a crease on the front bottom-right corner, and light tanning on the edges. The page edges are lightly tanned. The first page is insect damaged. 416 pages. Books listed here are not stored at the shop. Please contact us if you want to pick up a book from Newtown.
In Union Is Strength: A History of Trade Unions in Australia 1788-1974
In Union Is Strength: A History of Trade Unions in Australia 1788-1974
Ian Turner
Melbourne, Australia; Thomas Nelson (Australia) Ltd; 1976
0170050963 9780170050968
Book Condition: Very Good. Paperback. Size E: 8"-9" Tall (203-228mm). The cover is lightly worn. In Union is Strength fills a vacuum. It is a brief, general, history of the Australian working class and trade-union movement from convict times to the time of writing. It describes the successes and failures of trade-unions - in prosperous years, through the disruptive turmoil of war and in depression, tracing the changing character of union membership. It also provides a description of what a trade-union is, how it works and the problems it faces. 151 pages. Books listed here are not stored at the shop. Please contact us if you want to pick up a book from Newtown.
The Foundation of Labor
The Foundation of Labor
Michael Easson (Ed)
Marrickville, N.S.W., Australia; Pluto Press; 1990
0949138533 9780949138538
Book Condition: Very Good. Paperback. Size E: 8"-9" Tall (203-228mm). 82 pages. Lloyd Ross Forum Labor Council of NSW publication. Books listed here are not stored at the shop. Please contact us if you want to pick up a book from Newtown.
McKell: The Achievements of Sir William McKell
McKell: The Achievements of Sir William McKell
Michael Easson (Ed)
North Sydney , N.S.W., Australia; Allen & Unwin Australia Pty Ltd; 1988
0043303897 9780043303894
Book Condition: Very Good. Paperback. Size E: 8"-9" Tall (203-228mm). 214 pages. Books listed here are not stored at the shop. Please contact us if you want to pick up a book from Newtown.
William John McKell: Boilermaker, Premier, Governor-General
William John McKell: Boilermaker, Premier, Governor-General
Christopher Cunneen
Kensington, N.S.W., Australia; University of New South Wales; 2000
0868405876 9780868405872
Book Condition: Very Good. Paperback. Size F: 9"-10" Tall (228-254mm). 271 pages. The page edges are lightly tanned. 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.
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
Humphrey McQueen
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. The page edges are very lightly spotted, otherwise as new. Books listed here are not stored at the shop. Please contact us if you want to pick up a book from Newtown.
Shadow of the Hill
Shadow of the Hill
Colleen Heath; Chilla Bulbeck
Fremantle, W.A., Australia; Fremantle Arts Center Press; 1985
0909144974 9780909144975
Book Condition: Very Good. Paperback. Jacket Condition: Very Good. Size E: 8"-9" Tall (203-228mm). The dust jacket has light wear. 114 pages. Books listed here are not stored at the shop. Please contact us if you want to pick up a book from Newtown.
The Socialist Objective, Labor & Socialism
The Socialist Objective, Labor & Socialism
Bruce O'Meagher (Ed)
Sydney & Auckland; Hale & Iremonger; 1983
0868060410 9780868060415
Book Condition: Very Good. Paperback. Size E: 8"-9" Tall (204-227mm). The cover has minor wear. The edges of the book have minor tanning and spotting. Several copies are available. 198 pages. Books listed here are not stored at the shop. Please contact us if you want to pick up a book from Newtown.
Readings in Political Economy: Volume 1 (I, One)
Readings in Political Economy: Volume 1 (I, One)
E. L. Wheelwright; J. B. Stilwell (Eds)
Sydney; Australia and New Zealand Book Co; 1976
0855520507 9780855520502
Book Condition: Good. Paperback. Size E: 8"-9" Tall (203-228mm). The cover has a bit of wear, with a scuffs and creased. The page edges are moderately tanned and foxed. 291 pages. Volume one ONLY. Books listed here are not stored at the shop. Please contact us if you want to pick up a book from Newtown.
Pattern of Deceit: The N.C.C. And the Labor Movement
Pattern of Deceit: The N.C.C. And the Labor Movement
Committee To Defend the Victorian A.L.P.
n.p.; Committe To Defend the Victorian A.L.P.; no date
Book Condition: Very Good. Paperback. Size E: 8"-9" Tall (204-227mm). The cover is a bit tanned. The page edges are a bit foxed. The last page is somewhat creased. Revised Edition 126 pages. Several copies are avalible. Books listed here are not stored at the shop. Please contact us if you want to pick up a book from Newtown.
Pattern of Deceit: The N.C.C. And the Labor Movement
Pattern of Deceit: The N.C.C. And the Labor Movement
Committee To Defend the Victorian A.L.P.
n.p.; Committe To Defend the Victorian A.L.P.; no date
Book Condition: Very Good. Paperback. Size E: 8"-9" Tall (204-227mm). The cover is a bit tanned. The page edges are a bit foxed. The last page is somewhat creased. 126 pages. Several copies are avalible. 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
J. T. Lang
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.
Civilising Capitalism: The Beginnings of the Australian Labor Party
Civilising Capitalism: The Beginnings of the Australian Labor Party
Bede Nairn
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.
Brian Fitzpatrick: A Radical Life
Brian Fitzpatrick: A Radical Life
Don Watson
Sydney & Auckland; Hale & Iremonger; 1979
0908094183 9780908094189
Book Condition: Very Good. Hardcover. Jacket Condition: Very Good. Size E: 8"-9" Tall (203-228mm). The dust jacket has a little wear. 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.
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