Australian Labor Movement

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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.
Straight Left
Straight Left
Tom Uren
Milsons Point, N.S.W., Australia; Vintage; 1995
0091829984 9780091829988
Book Condition: Good. Paperback. Size D: 7"-8" Tall (177-203mm). 508 pages. The cover has somr wear, with foxing and tears on the top and bottom spine. The page edges are very well tanned and foxed, as are the page margins 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
L. J. Louis
Victoria, Australia & New York, U.S.A.; 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
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. Books listed here are not stored at the shop. Please contact us if you want to pick up a book from Newtown.
Unions in a Contrary World: The Future of the Australian Trade Union Movement
Unions in a Contrary World: The Future of the Australian Trade Union Movement
David Peetz
Oakleigh, Vic, Australia; Cambridge University Press; 1998
052163055x 9780521630559
Book Condition: Good. Hardcover. Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. Size F: 9"-10" Tall (228-254mm). 243 pages. The book has numerous library stickers on the cover, spine and title page, along with stamps on the first page. The book is in otherwise excellent condition. Books listed here are not stored at the shop. Please contact us if you want to pick up a book from Newtown. Ex-Library
Profession: Journalist; A History of the Australian Journalists' Association
Profession: Journalist; A History of the Australian Journalists' Association
Clem Lloyd
Sydney & Auckland; Hale & Iremonger; 1985
0868062278 9780868062273
Book Condition: Very Good. Paperback. Size E: 8"-9" Tall (203-228mm). The cover has a little wear. The page edges are lightly tanned. Several copies are available. 324 pages. Books listed here are not stored at the shop. Please contact us if you want to pick up a book from Newtown.
War on the Waterfront: Menzies, Japan and the Pig-Iron Dispute
War on the Waterfront: Menzies, Japan and the Pig-Iron Dispute
Rupert Lockwood
Sydney & Auckland; Hale & Iremonger; 1987
0868063010 9780868063010
Book Condition: Very Good. Paperback. Size E: 8"-9" Tall (203-228mm). 264 pages. The "Pig Iron" dispute on the Port Kembla waterfront in the thirties. The arrival in Port Kembla Harbour in November 1938 of a grimy British tramp, the Dalfram, to load pig-iron for Japan coincided with Japan's barbarous war on China and preparation for a southward thrust. At the time, Rupert Lockwood was senior Canberra press galleryman for the Melbourne Herald. War on the Waterfront recalls a neglected chapter in Australian history when 180 men in sweaty work singlets and hob-nailed boots sacrificed pay packets in favour of conscience rather than become unwilling providers of munitions metal to Japan. The edges of the book and inside covers and title page are very tanned. Several copies are available. 264 pages. Books listed here are not stored at the shop. Please contact us if you want to pick up a book from Newtown.
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 minor wear, with a blacked out price mark on the back cover. Page edges lightly tanned. 71 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.
Evatt: Politics and Justice (Famous Australians)
Evatt: Politics and Justice (Famous Australians)
Kylie Tennant
London UK; Angus & Robertson Publishers; 1970
0207143463 9780207143465
Book Condition: Very Good. Hardcover. Jacket Condition: Very Good. The page edges are a little tanned and foxed. 418 pages. Books listed here are not stored at the shop. Please contact us if you want to pick up a book from Newtown.
The ALP: A Short History of the Australian Labor Party
The ALP: A Short History of the Australian Labor Party
Brian Mckinlay
Victoria, Australia & New York, U.S.A.; Drummond/Heinemann; 1981
0858592541 9780858592544
Book Condition: Very Good. Paperback. Size E: 8"-9" Tall (203-228mm). 168 pages. The cover is a litlte worn and page edges lightly tanned and foxed. The front inside cover has a sticker and and name inscription from a previous owner. 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.
I Had 50,000 Bosses: Memoirs of a Labor Backbencher 1946-1975
I Had 50,000 Bosses: Memoirs of a Labor Backbencher 1946-1975
Duthie, Gil
Sydney & Auckland; Angus & Robertson Publishers; 1984
020714916X 9780207149160
Book Condition: Very Good. Paperback. Size E: 8"-9" Tall (203-228mm). Minor wear on the cover. 366 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
Turner, Ian
Neutral Bay NSW Australia; Hale & Iremonger; 1979
0908094442 9780908094448
Book Condition: Very Good. Hardcover. Jacket Condition: Good. Size E: 8"-9" Tall (204-227mm). 272 pages. The dust jacket has a little wear and tear. 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.
William Holman: Australian Labor Leader
William Holman: Australian Labor Leader
Evatt H.V.
Sydney, N.S.W., Australia; Angus & Robertson Publishers; 1979
0207140413 9780207140419
Book Condition: Very Good. Paperback. Size E: 8"-9" Tall (203-228mm). H. V. Evatt's important book, long out of print. Several copies are available. 450 pages. Books listed here are not stored at the shop. Please contact us if you want to pick up a book from Newtown.
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.
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.
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