Labour History No. 110 – May 2016

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Completing the Order’s History Down Under: The Knights of Labor in Australia
Steven Parfitt

An Ambivalent Relationship: Thomas Caddy, the Drapers’ Association and the Sydney Trades and Labor Council’s Forgotten Cooperation over Early Closing
Peter Bastian and Victor Quayle

Professionalism or Inter-Union Solidarity? Organising Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineers, 1955–75
Sarah Gregson, Michael Quinlan and Ian Hampson

Pursuing Trade Union Internationalism: Australia’s Waterside Workers and the International Transport Workers Federation, c. 1950–70
Diane Kirkby and Dmytro Ostapenko

“There’s No Flies at Noonkanbah but the Scabs Are on the Way”: Trade Union Support for Aboriginal Rights during the Noonkanbah Dispute, 1979–80
Alexis Vassiley

Adopted Apprentices: Juvenile Recruitment in Australian Circus, 1847–1942
Mark St Leon

Denis Murphy, the University of Queensland and Labour History, 1966–83: A Reassessment
Bradley Bowden

The Genesis and Performance of an Australian Wage-Fixing System in Papua New Guinea
Benedict Y. Imbun

RESEARCH REPORT

Egon Kisch: Supplementing and Correcting the Biographical Record
Terrence O’Keeffe

HISTORICAL NOTES

The Fifth Man
John Pomeroy

Police, Radicals and the Media in the 1971 Springbok Protests
Alan Knight

BOOK REVIEWS

Rowan Day, Murder in Tottenham: Australia’s First Political Assassination (Verity Burgmann)

Phillip Deery and Julie Kimber, eds, Fighting Against War: Peace Activism in the Twentieth Century (Terry Irving)

Stuart Macintyre, Australia’s Boldest Experiment: War and Reconstruction in the 1940s (Peter Love)

Klaus Neumann, Across the Seas: Australia’s Response to Refugees: A History (Alexandra Dellios)

Peter Monteath and Valerie Munt, Red Professor: The Cold War Life of Fred Rose (Donald Denoon)

John Blaxland, The Protest Years: The Official History of ASIO 1963–1975, Vol. 2 (L. W. Maher)

Meredith Burgmann, ed., Dirty Secrets: Our ASIO Files;
Ann Curthoys and Joy Damousi, eds, What Did You Do in the Cold War, Daddy? Personal Stories from a Troubled Time (Evan Smith)

Renate Howe, David Nichols and Graeme Davison, Trendyville: The Battle for Australia’s Inner Cities (Kosmas Tsokhas)

Frank Bongiorno, The Eighties: The Decade that Transformed Australia (Mark McKenna)

Peter Beilharz, Thinking the Antipodes: Australian Essays (Lionel Orchard)

James Bennett, Nancy Cushing and Erik Eklund, eds, Radical Newcastle (Terry Irving and Rowan Cahill)

Matthias Reiss, Blind Workers Against Charity: The National League of the Blind of Great Britain and Ireland, 1893–1970 (Shurlee Swain)

Rebecca Gumbrell-McCormick and Richard Hyman, Trade Unions in Western Europe: Hard Times, Hard Choices (Alison Barnes)

Thomas Geoghegan, Only One Thing Can Save Us: Why America Needs a New Kind of Labor Movement (John Tully)