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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

Be Just and Fear Not: The Fearless Memoirs of a Great Labor Leader

Be Just and Fear Not: The Fearless Memoirs of a Great Labor Leader

Calwell, Arthur

Australia & New Zealand; Seal Books; 1978
ISBN: 0727009427 9780727009425

Book Condition: Very Good. Paper Back. Size D: 7"-8" Tall (177-203mm). These books were purchased new and have been in storage for decades. However there is minor shelf wear on the cover and the edges of the book have minor tanning. Several copies are available. 274 pages. Inventory #149517

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

The Split: Australian Labor in the Fifties

The Split: Australian Labor in the Fifties

Murray, Robert

Australia & New Zealand; Hale & Iremonger; 1984
ISBN: 0868061425 9780868061429

Book Condition: Very Good. Hardcover. Jacket Condition: Very Good. Size E: 8"-9" Tall (203-228mm). 388 pages. The edges have a little tanning and spotting. Not second hand; several copies are available. The Labor split of the 1950s changed the whole shape of Australian politics. Three decades later it still arouses passion and division as its repercussions continue to bedevil the Labor Party and union movement. The Split, widely considered to be the best account of these momentous events, draws on 'inside information' and extensive interviews with participants, many of whom are now dead, to reveal the complex series of events, the intrigues, the dedication and wheeler dealing behind the breakdown. Inventory #149318

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

Turner, Ian

Melbourne, Australia; Thomas Nelson (Australia) Ltd; 1976
ISBN: 0170050963 9780170050968

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, the cover has minor shelf wear and the edges of the book have a minor tan. Several copies are available. 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. Inventory #149317

Green Bans & Beyond

Green Bans & Beyond

Mundey, Jack

Sydney, Australia; Angus & Robertson; 1981
ISBN: 0207143676 9780207143670

Book Condition: Good. Paper Back. Size E: 8"-9" Tall (203-228mm). The cover is a bit worn and creased. The pages are lightly tanned and foxed. The first page has a name and gift inscription in pen. 154 pages. Inventory #149212

The Sydney Airport Fiasco: The Politics of an Environmental Nightmare

The Sydney Airport Fiasco: The Politics of an Environmental Nightmare

Fitzgerald, Paul

Sydney & Auckland; Hale & Iremonger; 1998
ISBN: 0868066729 9780868066721

Book Condition: Very Good. Paper Back. Size E: 8"-9" Tall (204-227mm). The cover has light shelf wear. 250 pages. Inventory #149161

Challenges to Labour History

Challenges to Labour History

Irving, Terry (Ed)

Sydney & Auckland; University of New South Wales Press; 1994
ISBN: 0868401188 9780868401188

Book Condition: Very Good. Paper Back. Size E: 8"-9" Tall (204-227mm). 217 pages. The book has a little wear and foxing. Inventory #149079

A Conga Line of Suckholes: Mark Latham's Book of Quotations

A Conga Line of Suckholes: Mark Latham's Book of Quotations

Latham, Mark

Carlton, VIC, Australia; Melbourne University Publishing; 2006
ISBN: 0522853056 9780522853056

Book Condition: Very Good. Hard Cover. Jacket Condition: Very Good. Size D: 7"-8" Tall (177-203mm). 246 pages. The page edges are lightly yellowed and foxed. Inventory #149054

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. Inventory #149051

Straight Left

Straight Left

Uren, Tom

Milsons Point, N.S.W., Australia; Vintage; 1995
ISBN: 0091829984 9780091829988

Book Condition: Very Good. Paperback. Size D: 7"-8" Tall (177-203mm). 508 pages. The cover has light wear.The pages are tanned and spotted and the book block is very tanned. Inventory #149019

Red Letter Days: Notes from  Inside an Era

Red Letter Days: Notes from Inside an Era

Beasley, Jack

Sydney, Australia; Australasian Book Society; 1979
ISBN: 0909916926 9780909916923

Book Condition: Very Good. Paper Back. Size E: 8"-9" Tall (204-227mm). The cover is a bit worn. The pages are lightly tanned and spotted with age. Reminiscenses of CP activities in Australian literature. Inventory #149018

From Curtin to Kerr

From Curtin to Kerr

Daly, Fred

South Melbourne, VIC, Australia; Sun; 1978
ISBN: 0725102586 9780725102586

Book Condition: Very Good. Paper Back. Size D: 7"-8" Tall (177-203mm). These books were purchased and have been in storage for decades. However there is light tanning along the edges of the book and page margins. Several copies are available. 268 pages. Inventory #148986

Australian Landfall

Australian Landfall

Kisch, Egon

Melbourne, VIC, Australia; Macmillan and Co.; 1969

Book Condition: Very Good. Paper Back. Size D: 7"-8" Tall (177-203mm). These books were purchased new and have been in storage for decades. However there is minor shelf wear on the cover and the edges of the book have minor tanning and spotting. Several copies are available. 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. 320 pages. Inventory #148923

20 Years' Hard Labor

20 Years' Hard Labor

Haylen, Leslie

Melbourne, VIC, Australia; Macmillan Co. of Australia; 1969

Book Condition: Very Good. Hard Cover. Jacket Condition: Good. Size D: 7"-8" Tall (177-203mm). 211 pages. The dust jacket is in poor condition, with wear, tanning, fading and a few 2cm tears on the edges. The page edges are lightly tanned and foxed. Inventory #148920

Builders' Labourers' Song Book

Builders' Labourers' Song Book



Camberwell, Victoria, Australia; Widescope International; 1975
ISBN: 0869320106 9780869320105

Book Condition: Very Good. Paper Back. Size D: 7"-8" Tall (177-203mm). 213 pages with music sheets and a few b&w illustrations. The cover is a little worn and creased. Inventory #148620

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 #148475

Barrier Bulwark: The Life and Times of Shorty O'Neill

Barrier Bulwark: The Life and Times of Shorty O'Neill

Howard, W. A.

Kew, Vic, Australia; Willry Pty Ltd; 1990
ISBN: 0646002872 9780646002873

Book Condition: Very Good. Paper Back. Size D: 7"-8" Tall (177-203mm). 169 pages. The book is lightly faded and tanned. Inventory #148433

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