Australian Labor Movement

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The Movement
The Movement
Paul Ormonde
Melbourne, VIC, Australia; Nelson; 1972
0170019683 9780170019682
Book Condition: Very Good. Hardcover. Jacket Condition: Very Good. Size E: 8"-9" Tall (203-228mm). The dust jacket has a bit of wear, with rubbing, and a few scuffs along the edges. The page edges are lightly tanned and foxed. 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.
The Making of the AWU
The Making of the AWU
John Merritt
Australia; Melbourne University Press; 1986
0195546679 9780195546675
Book Condition: Very Good. Hardcover. Jacket Condition: Very Good. 432 pages. The dust jacket has a little wear. The page edges are somewhat foxed. Books listed here are not stored at the shop. Please contact us if you want to pick up a book from Newtown.
From the Suburbs: Building a Nation From Our Neighbourhoods
From the Suburbs: Building a Nation From Our Neighbourhoods
Mark Latham
North Melbourne, VIC, Australia; Pluto Press; 2003
1864031891 9781864031898
Book Condition: Very Good. Paperback. Size E: 8"-9" Tall (203-228mm). There is minor wear on the cover and the edges of the book have a minor tan. Several copies are available. 149 pages. Books listed here are not stored at the shop. Please contact us if you want to pick up a book from Newtown.
Industrial Labour and Politics: The Dynamics of the Labour Movement in Eastern Australia, 1900-1921
Industrial Labour and Politics: The Dynamics of the Labour Movement in Eastern Australia, 1900-1921
Ian Turner
Sydney & Auckland; Hale & Iremonger; 1979
0908094337 9780908094332
Book Condition: Very Good. Paperback. Size E: 8"-9" Tall (203-228mm). The edges of the book are well tanned due to age Several copies are avaliable. Turner's book is the seminal text on the Australian labour movement in a decisive period in its development. Considers the development of both the union movement, and political aspects of the labour movement. 272 Pages. Books listed here are not stored at the shop. Please contact us if you want to pick up a book from Newtown.
Into the Mainstream: the Decline of Australian Communism
Into the Mainstream: the Decline of Australian Communism
Tom O'Lincoln
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.
History of the Australian Labor Movement: A Marxist Interpretation
History of the Australian Labor Movement: A Marxist Interpretation
E. W. Campbell
Sydney, N.S.W., Australia; Current Book Distributors; 1945
Book Condition: Good. Paperback. 160 pages. The cover has some wear, with fraying on the spine, tanning, and a few small scuffs on the edges. The page edges are well tanned and foxed. The pages have an even tan, which has not affected readability. Books listed here are not stored at the shop. Please contact us if you want to pick up a book from Newtown.
The Petrov Affair: Politics and Espionage
The Petrov Affair: Politics and Espionage
Robert Manne
Sydney, N.S.W., Australia; Pergamon Press; 1987
0080344259 9780080344256
Book Condition: Very Good. Paperback. Size F: 9"-10" Tall (228-254mm). The cover has light wear and the edges of the book are lightly tanned. Several copies are avaliable. 310 pages. Books listed here are not stored at the shop. Please contact us if you want to pick up a book from Newtown.
Bread and Roses: A Personal History of three Militant women and Their Friends 1902-1988
Bread and Roses: A Personal History of three Militant women and Their Friends 1902-1988
Audrey Johnson
Sydney & Auckland; Left Book Club; 1990
1875285016 9781875285013
Book Condition: Very Good. Paperback. Size E: 8"-9" Tall (203-228mm). 186 pages and b/w photographs. The cover has minor wear with a faded spine. The page edges are lightly tanned with age. Several copies avaliable. 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.
Broad Left, Narrow Left
Broad Left, Narrow Left
Len Fox
Australia and New Zealand; Self Published; 1982
095981048x 9780959810486
Book Condition: Very Good. Paperback. Size E: 8"-9" Tall (203-228mm). These books are not second hand. However the cover has light shelf wear and the edges of the book are lightly yellowed. Several copies are avaliable. While not attempting a full theoretical analysis, the book gives a picture of the conflict within the Communist Party down the years between broad and narrow concepts of social policy, with the main criticism directed against narrowness and dogmatism. 233 pages. Books listed here are not stored at the shop. Please contact us if you want to pick up a book from Newtown.
Recollections of a Bleeding Heart: A Portrait of Paul Keating PM.
Recollections of a Bleeding Heart: A Portrait of Paul Keating PM.
Don Watson
NSW Australia; Random House Australia; 2002
0091835178 9780091835170
Book Condition: Very Good. Hardcover. Jacket Condition: Very Good. Size F: 9"-10" Tall (228-254mm). The dust jacket has minimal wear. The page edges are lightly tanned. A biography of Paul Keating by one his major staffers. A study of Keating, his life and times, and an account of working with Keating, from the high point of the victorious 1993 election campaign, to the drama of the 1996 election defeat. 756 pages. Books listed here are not stored at the shop. Please contact us if you want to pick up a book from Newtown.
Politics and the Accord
Politics and the Accord
Peter Ewer; Ian Hampson; Chris Lloyd; John Rainford; Stephen Rix; Meg Smith
Australia & New Zealand; Pluto Press; 1991
0949138797 9780949138798
Book Condition: Very Good. Paperback. Size E: 8"-9" Tall (203-228mm). 190 pages. The cover has a little wear. The page edges are lightly tanned. The first page has a pen name inscription, a small pen mark, and tanning on the margins. 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
Mick Young
Australia & New Zealand; Cassell Australia Ltd; 1979
0726998931 9780726998935
Book Condition: Very Good. Paperback. Size E: 8"-9" Tall (203-228mm). 159 pages. The cover has a bit of wear, with light foxing, and a few scuffs on the edges. The page edges are somewhat tanned and foxed. The first page has an inscription with a personal address, signed Mick Young. Books listed here are not stored at the shop. Please contact us if you want to pick up a book from Newtown.
John Curtin: A Life
John Curtin: A Life
David Day
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.
Alternatives to Arbitration
Alternatives to Arbitration
Richard Blandy; John R. Niland (eds)
North Sydney, N.S.W., Australia; Allen & Unwin; 1986
0868618578 9780868618579
Book Condition: Very Good. Paperback. Size E: 8"-9" Tall (204-227mm). The cover has a bit of wear, with a few small scuffs and creases. The page edges are somewhat foxed. The pages are clean and unmarked. 468 pages. Books listed here are not stored at the shop. Please contact us if you want to pick up a book from Newtown.
The Last Battle
The Last Battle
Lindsay Tanner
Carlton, VIC, Australia; Kokkino Press; 1996
0646289128 9780646289120
Book Condition: Very Good. Paperback. Size E: 8"-9" Tall (203-228mm). The author's most useful book. A nuts and bolts manual on how to organise a rank and file reform group in a significant trade union and eventually win. Based on Tanner's experiences in the campaign to defeat the old Grouper leadership of the Victorian Clerks Union. In a way, a unique book, of potential value to anyone who is becoming active in a union or considering running for union elected office. 216 pages. Books listed here are not stored at the shop. Please contact us if you want to pick up a book from Newtown.
Red Letter Days: Notes from  Inside an Era
Red Letter Days: Notes from Inside an Era
Jack Beasley
Sydney, Australia; Australasian Book Society; 1979
0909916926 9780909916923
Book Condition: Very Good. Paperback. Size E: 8"-9" Tall (204-227mm). The cover is a bit worn, with rubbing, scuffs, and some tanning and fading on the spine. The pages are lightly tanned and foxed, as are the first and last few pages. Reminiscenses of CP activities in Australian literature. Books listed here are not stored at the shop. Please contact us if you want to pick up a book from Newtown.
Essays in the Political Economy of Australian Capitalism Volume One
Essays in the Political Economy of Australian Capitalism Volume One
Wheelwright, E.L & Buckley, K
Sydney & Auckland; Anz Book Co.; 1979
Book Condition: Very Good. Paperback. Size F: 8"-9" Tall (203-228mm). 272 pages. This is Volume 1 only. The cover has a little wear, with a few scuffs on the edges. The pages 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.
Class Structure in Australian History: Documents, Narrative and Argument
Class Structure in Australian History: Documents, Narrative and Argument
Robert W. Connell; Terry H. Irving
Melbourne; Longman Chesire; 1980
058271091X 9780582710917
Book Condition: Very Good. Paperback. The cover has a bit of wear, with fading and creases on the spine and edges. The page edges are somewhat tanned and foxed. 378 pages. Books listed here are not stored at the shop. Please contact us if you want to pick up a book from Newtown.
Working Lives: A History of the Australian Railways Union (NSW Branch)
Working Lives: A History of the Australian Railways Union (NSW Branch)
Mark Hearn
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 dust jacket has a little wear, with a small tear on the bottom spine. The page edges are lightly foxed and 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.
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