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Laurie Short: A Political Life
Laurie Short: A Political Life
Susannah Short
St Leonards NSW Australia; Lloyd Ross Forum / Allen & Unwin; 1992
1863731881 9781863731881
Book Condition: Very Good. Paperback. Size F: 9"-10" Tall (228-254mm). 299 pages. By any standards, Laurie Short has been a figure of immense significance in the Australian Labor Movement. Even those who may have opposed him most strongly on particular issues or philosophical positions could never question his courage or tenacity. His is a story worth telling and worth reading. Multiple copies available. 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.
Industrial Awakening: A Geography of Australian Manufacturing1788 to 1890
Industrial Awakening: A Geography of Australian Manufacturing1788 to 1890
G. J. R. Linge
Canberra, Australia; Australian National University Press ; 1979
0708104193 9780708104194
Book Condition: Very Good. Hardcover. Jacket Condition: Very Good. 845 pages. The dust jacket has a little wear, with light fading on the spine, and a few small 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.
Capitalism, Socialism or Barbarism? The Australian Predicament: Essays in Contemporary Political Economy
Capitalism, Socialism or Barbarism? The Australian Predicament: Essays in Contemporary Political Economy
E. L. Wheelwright; J. B. Stilwell (eds)
Austalia; Australia and New Zealand Book Company; 1978
0855520825 9780855520823
Book Condition: Very Good. Paperback. Size F: 8"-9" Tall (203-228mm). There is light wear on the cover and the spine has become discoloured. There is light tanning and spotting along the edges of the book. Several copies are available. 207 pages. Books listed here are not stored at the shop. Please contact us if you want to pick up a book from Newtown.
Australian Landfall
Australian Landfall
Egon Kisch
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, with a few small scuffs. The page edges are lightly minor tanned and foxed. 320 pages. 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. 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.
All Our Working Lives: A Project By Working People Documenting Their Struggles and Achievements
All Our Working Lives: A Project By Working People Documenting Their Struggles and Achievements
Andrew Hill; Eugenia Hill (eds)
Mile End, S.A., Australia; Community Media Association; 1984
0959035605 9780959035605
Book Condition: Very Good. Paperback. 115 pages. The cover has a little wear, with light discolouration and a few scuffs. 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.
Stirring the Possum: A Political Autobiography
Stirring the Possum: A Political Autobiography
James McClelland
Victoria Australia; Penguin Books Australia; 1989
0140097643 9780140097641
Book Condition: Very Good. Paperback. Size D: 7"-8" Tall (177-203mm). 262 pages. The cover has a little wear. The page edges are somewhat 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.
Exploding the Myths: The Political Memoirs of Jack Kane
Exploding the Myths: The Political Memoirs of Jack Kane
Jack Kane
North Ryde Australia; Angus & Robertson Publishers; 1989
0207161690 9780207161698
Book Condition: Very Good. Paperback. Size D: 7"-8" Tall (177-203mm). Senator Jack Kane was, for more than twenty years, one of the great characters, and to his many admirers one of the great men, of Australian politics - the embodiement of the ebullient, unpretentious Irish-Australian Catholic Labor man. Still regarded as one of the most efficient administrators the NSW Labor Party ever had, he left the party during the great split of the fifties to become one of the founding members of the DLP. These books were purchased new and have been in storage for decades. However there is minor shelf wear on the cover. Several copies are available. 292 pages. Books listed here are not stored at the shop. Please contact us if you want to pick up a book from Newtown.
Of Labour and Liberty: Distributism in Victoria 1891-1966
Of Labour and Liberty: Distributism in Victoria 1891-1966
Race Mathews
Clayton, Australia; Monash University Publishing; 2017
1925495337 9781925495331
Book Condition: Very Good. Paperback. 397 pages. The cover has a little wear. The page edges are lightly tanned, with two small, light water damage marks. Books listed here are not stored at the shop. Please contact us if you want to pick up a book from Newtown.
Crossing the Party Line: Memoirs of Bernie Taft
Crossing the Party Line: Memoirs of Bernie Taft
Bernie Taft
Newham, Australia; Scribe; 1994
090801127x 9780908011278
Book Condition: Good. Paperback. The cover has a little wear. The page edges are moderately tanned. The book contains the usual library paraphelnalia. 352 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
The Diplomatic Battles of Billy Hughes
The Diplomatic Battles of Billy Hughes
Peter Spartalis
Sydney & Auckland; Hale & Iremonger; 1983
0868060852 9780868060859
Book Condition: Very Good. Paperback. Size E: 8"-9" Tall (203-228mm). There is minor tanning along the edges of the book. Several copies are available. 307 pages. Books listed here are not stored at the shop. Please contact us if you want to pick up a book from Newtown.
Weevils at Work: What's Happening to Work in Australia - An Oral Record
Weevils at Work: What's Happening to Work in Australia - An Oral Record
Wendy Lowenstein
Annandale, N.S.W., Australia; Catalyst Press; 1997
1875285199 9781875285198
Book Condition: Very Good. Paperback. Size F: 9"-10" Tall (228-254mm). The cover has a little wear. The page edges are lightly foxed. The title page has a gif inscription from a previous owner. Includes biography of Wendy Lowenstein. 239 pages. Books listed here are not stored at the shop. Please contact us if you want to pick up a book from Newtown.
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.
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.
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