Labour History No. 78 – May 2000


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Labour History And Local History

Greg Patmore
Working Lives in Regional Australia: Labour History and Local History

Lucy Taksa
Like a Bicycle, Forever Teetering Between Individualism and Collectivism: Considering Community in Relation to Labour History

Glenda Strachan, Ellen Jordan and Hilary Carey
Women’s Work in a Rural Community: Dungog and the Upper Williams Valley, 1880-1900

Greg Patmore
Localism and Labour: Lithgow 1869-1932

Bradley Bowden
A Time ‘the like of which was never before experienced’: Changing Community Loyalties in Ipswich, 1900-12

Erik Eklund
The ‘Place’ of Politics: Class and Localist Politics at Port Kembla, 1900-30

Bradon Ellem and John Shields
Making A ‘Union Town’: Class, Gender and Consumption in Inter-War Broken Hill

Warwick Eather
A City To Struggle In: Wagga Wagga and Labour, 1940-75

Elizabeth Faue
Community, Class, and Comparison in Labour History and Local History


Richard Morris
Job Control and Commonwealth Industrial Relations Policy: the 1920-21 Strike and Lockout of the Federated Marine Stewards and Pantrymen’s Association

Philip Mendes
The Senator Sam Cohen Affair: Soviet Anti-Semitism, the ALP and the 1961 Federal Election


Phillip Deery
The Cold War Goes Underground: the Kelvedon Hatch Nuclear Bunker, 1952-92


Labour and Community: the Sixth National Conference of the Australian Society for the Study of Labour History, Wollongong Town Hall, 2-4 October 1999

I. Janis Bailey
II. John Kellett

Labour History in Australia Since 1975: A Retrospective and a Look Forward, Canberra Region Branch Conference, ASSLH, 4-5 December 1999
Leanne Blackley


Daphne Gollan: Historian, Feminist and Participatory Democrat
Bruce Kent


Christopher Andrew and Vasili Mitrokin, The Mitrokin Archive;
Frances Stonor Saunders, Who Paid the Piper? The CIA and the Cultural Cold War (J.W. Shaw)

Bill Guy, A Life on the Left: A Biography of Clyde Cameron (Tom Sheridan)

McKenzie Wark, Celebrities, Culture and Cyberspace: the Light on the Hill in a Postmodern World (Carol Johnson)

Martin Painter, Collaborative Federalism: Economic Reforms in Australia in the 1990s (John Uhr)

Geoffrey Gray and Christine Winter (eds), The Resurgence of Racism: Howard, Hanson and the Race Debate (Wendy Brady)

Jane Lydon, ‘Many Inventions’: The Chinese in the Rocks 1890-1930 (Michael Williams)

David Palmer, Organizing the Shipyards: Union Strategy in Three Northeast Ports, 1933-1945 (Robert W. Cherny)

Stephen B. Adams & Orville R. Butler, Manufacturing the Future: A History of Western Electric (Joe Rich)

Bill Metcalf, The Gayndah Communes: From Aborigines and Squatters through Communes to Rural Depopulation in the Gayndah Area (Tony Harris)

Joy Damousi, The Labour of Loss: Mourning, Memory and Wartime Bereavement in Australia (Jill Roe)

Meredith Burgmann and Verity Burgmann, Green Bans, Red Union: Environmental Activism and the New South Wales Builders Labourers’ Federation (Caleb Williams)


Ian McKay (ed.), For Working Class Culture in Canada: A Selection of Colin McKay’s Writings on Sociological and Political Economy, 1897-1939 (Greg Patmore)