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Laurie Short: A Political Life

Laurie Short: A Political Life

Short, Susannah

St Leonards; Lloyd Ross Forum / Allen & Unwin; 1992
ISBN: 1863731881 9781863731881

Book Condition: Very Good. Paper Back. 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. These books were purchased new, several copies are available. Inventory #151159

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
ISBN: 1740276973 9781740276979

Book Condition: Very Good. Paper Back. 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. Inventory #150893

Adela Pankhurst: The Wayward Suffragette 1885-1961

Adela Pankhurst: The Wayward Suffragette 1885-1961

Coleman, Verna

Melbourne, VIC, Australia; Melbourne University Press; 1996
ISBN: 0522847285 9780522847284

Book Condition: Very Good. Paper Back. Size E: 8"-9" Tall (203-228mm). Having been banished from Britain by her mother Emmeline Pankhurst, she arrived in Melbourne in 1914, Adela was quickly involved in the women's movement and the anti-war and anti-conscription movements. Wayward and passionate, Adela Pankhurst zigzagged from cause to cause. She was a founding member of the Communist Party of Australia, and married Tom Walsh who became secretary of the NSW branch of the Seamans union. They subsequently became fervent supporters of Mussolini and became involved with the extreme right wing Australia First movement. During her fast paced life she managed to offend socialists, communists, trade unionists, patriots, pacifists, feminists, nationalists, imperialists and conservatives. Inventory #150888

Unions at the Workplace: Shop Steward Leadership and Ideology

Unions at the Workplace: Shop Steward Leadership and Ideology

Benson, John

Melbourne, Australia; Oxford University Press; 1991
ISBN: 0195531892 9780195531893

Book Condition: Very Good. Paper Back. Size E: 8"-9" Tall (203-228mm). 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. 207 pages. Inventory #150882

The People's Party

The People's Party

Bongiorno, Frank

Melbourne; Melbourne University Press; 1996
ISBN: 0522847382 9780522847383

Book Condition: Very Good. Paper Back. Size E: 7"-8" Tall (177-203mm). There is minor wear to the cover. Early development of the Victorian ALP. The Victorian Labor Party came into being in the midst of the great strikes of the early 1890s, and in the shadow of a crippling economic depression that was to send trade unionism into retreat throughout Australia. This was the background against which the new party faced the task of establishing itself as an independent force in a colony where working-class electors had customarily looked to the middle class for political leadership. The book is a little worn and foxed. 268 pages. Inventory #150871

Australia and Immigration: Able to Grow

Australia and Immigration: Able to Grow

Easson, Michael; Lloyd Ross Forum

Leichhardt, NSW, Australia; Pluto Press; 1990
ISBN: 0949138517 9780949138514

Book Condition: Very Good. Paper Back. Size E: 8"-9" Tall (203-228mm). 200 pages. The book is a bit worn, and creased on the front cover and page corners. Inventory #150870

Humour is Their Weapon: Laugh with the Australian Wharfies

Humour is Their Weapon: Laugh with the Australian Wharfies

Lockwood, Rupert

Sydney & Auckland; Ellsyd Press; 1985
ISBN: 0949290068 9780949290069

Book Condition: Very Good. Paper Back. illustrated by Knight, Mark. Size E: 8"-9" Tall (203-228mm). 96 Pages and b/w photographs. The cover has very little shelf wear. Inventory #150758

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
ISBN: 020714916X 9780207149160

Book Condition: Very Good. Paper Back. Size E: 8"-9" Tall (203-228mm). These books were purchased new and have been in storage for decades. There is however minor shelf wear on the cover. Several copies remain for sale. 366 pages. Inventory #150754

Speaking for Myself Again: Four Years of Labour and Beyond

Speaking for Myself Again: Four Years of Labour and Beyond

Kernot, Cheryl

Australia; HarperCollins Publishers; 2002
ISBN: 0732275385 9780732275389

Book Condition: Very Good. Paper Back. 276 pages. The book is a little worn and foxed. Inventory #150613

Demons and Democrats

Demons and Democrats

Duffy, Gavan

Victoria 1975; News Weekly Freedom Publishing; 2002
ISBN: 0957868227 9780957868229

Book Condition: Very Good. Paper Back. Size E: 8"-9" Tall (203-228mm). The cover has light shelf wear. The edges of the book are a little yellowed on the top. 203 pages. Inventory #150602

The Management of Labour: A History of Australian Employers

The Management of Labour: A History of Australian Employers

Wright, Christopher

Melbourne, VIC, Australia; Oxford Univ Pr; 1995
ISBN: 0195535499 9780195535495

Book Condition: Very Good. Paper Back. Size E: 8"-9" Tall (203-228mm). 314 pages. The pages are foxed. Inventory #150355

Penal Powers Cost Unionists 1,000,000 Pounds!

Penal Powers Cost Unionists 1,000,000 Pounds!

McPhillips, Jack

Sydney; Current Book; 1963

Book Condition: Good. Paper Back. Size D: 7"-8" Tall (177-203mm). 45 page slim pamphlet with heavy tanning and foxing, some creasing on the corners, and a blacked out line on the front cover. Inventory #150199

Basket Weavers and True Believers: Making and Unmaking the Labor Left in Leichhardt municipality, 1970-1991

Basket Weavers and True Believers: Making and Unmaking the Labor Left in Leichhardt municipality, 1970-1991

Harris, Tony

Newtown, N.S.W., Australia; Leftbank Publishing; 2007
ISBN: 0646464531 9780646464534

Book Condition: Very Good. Paper Back. Size E: 8"-9" Tall (203-228mm). This is the story of the founding of the greens. These book swere purchased new and have been in storage for decades. They are in pristine condition. 220 pages. Inventory #149931

The Movement

The Movement

Ormonde, Paul

Melbourne, VIC, Australia; Nelson; 1972

Book Condition: Very Good. Hard Cover. Jacket Condition: Very Good. Size E: 8"-9" Tall (203-228mm). These books were purchased new and have been in storage for decades. However, there is light wear and tear on the dust jacket and the edges of the book have a minor tan. Several copies are available. 198 pages. Inventory #149896

Engagement: Australia Faces the Asia-Pacific

Engagement: Australia Faces the Asia-Pacific

Keating, Paul

Sydney & Auckland; Macmillan Press; 2000
ISBN: 0732910196 9780732910198

Book Condition: Very Good. Hard Cover. Jacket Condition: Very Good. Size E: 8"-9" Tall (203-228mm). The dust jacket is a little rubbed and smudged. The edges of the book are lightly yellowed with age. 310 pages. Inventory #149691

The Little History of Australian Unionism

The Little History of Australian Unionism

Scalmer, Sean

Victoria, Australia; The Vulgar Press; 2006
ISBN: 0958079471 9780958079471

Book Condition: Very Good. Paper Back. Size C: 6"-7" Tall (151-177mm). 89 pages. The cover has a little wear and creasing. Inventory #149603

Class Structure in Australian History: Documents, Narrative and Argument

Class Structure in Australian History: Documents, Narrative and Argument

Connell, Robert W.; Irving, Terry H.

Melbourne; Longman Chesire; 1980
ISBN: 058271091X 9780582710917

Book Condition: Very Good. Paper Back. Size F: 9"-10" Tall (228-254mm). The cover is a little worn around the edges. The page edges are lightly tanned and foxed. The first couple of pages have some insect damage. 378 pages. Inventory #149521

The Unmaking of Gough

The Unmaking of Gough

Kelly, Paul

Australia & New Zealand; Angus & Robertson; 1976
ISBN: 0207134006 9780207134005

Book Condition: Very Good. Paper Back. Size E: 8"-9" Tall (203-228mm). These books were purchased new and have been in storage for decades. However there is light shelf wear on the cover and the edges of the book have light tanning. Several copies are avaliable. 361 pages. Inventory #149426

Towards a New Society: A New Day Has Begun

Towards a New Society: A New Day Has Begun

Cairns, Jim

Narre Warren East, Vic, Australia; Jim Cairns; 1993
ISBN: 0646149377 9780646149370

Book Condition: Very Good. Paper Back. Size E: 8"-9" Tall (203-228mm). The cover is a little worn. The pages are lightly tanned. 205 pages. Inventory #149338

Unions 2001: A Blueprint for Trade Union Activism

Unions 2001: A Blueprint for Trade Union Activism

Evatt Foundation, Department of Industrial Relation

Sydney & Auckland; Evatt Foundation; 1995
ISBN: 0947329188 9780947329181

Book Condition: Very Good. Paper Back. Size F: 9"-10" Tall (228-254mm). The upper page edges are slightly tanned. 394 pages. Inventory #149329

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