About the Journal

Labour History: A Journal of Labour and Social History

The interdisciplinary nature of labour history, and its acceptance of less traditional sources, including folklore and oral testimony, make it a fascinating field, alive to past and present social justice issues.

The journal, which has been appearing twice yearly since 1962, is the premier outlet for refereed, scholarly articles in its field in Australasia.

Because ASSLH aims to raise historical awareness in the community, Labour History also publishes essays, reviews, and memoirs that reflect the involvement of labour historians in the making of history.

Here you can view the journal’s Contents pages and Abstracts. While the Contents cover issue no. 1 to the present, the Abstracts proceed from issue no. 74 (May 1998) onwards.

Labour History is published by Liverpool University Press (LUP) in association with the Australian Society for the Study of Labour History. Click here for more detail.

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