Labour History No. 111 – November 2016


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Edited by Diane Kirkby and Sean Scalmer

Social Movements, Internationalism and the Cold War: Perspectives on Labour History
Diane Kirkby and Sean Scalmer

Between Scylla and Charybdis: END and its Attempt to Overcome the Bipolar World Order in the 1980s
Stefan Berger and Norman LaPorte

Indonesian Trade Unionists, the World Federation of Trade Unions and Cold War Internationalism, 1947–65
Vannessa Hearman

“People Treated Me with Equality”: Indigenous Australians Visiting the Soviet Bloc during the Cold War
Jon Piccini

Forging Regional Connections: The Cold War Internationalism of Asia-Pacific Dockworkers
Dmytro Ostapenko

Nuclear Migrants, Radical Protest, and the Transnational Movement against French Nuclear Testing in the 1960s: The 1967 Voyage of the Trident
Kyle Harvey


Questioning the Legacy of Class Structure in Australian History: An Australian “Historical” Class Analysis?
Henry Paternoster

The Lower Depths: Paternoster on Class Structure in Australian History
Terry Irving

“As Good as Cash All the Time”: Trapping Rabbits in South-Eastern Australia, 1870–1950
Warwick Eather and Drew Cottle

“Some of Us Pushed Forward and Let the World See What Could Be Done”: Aboriginal Australian Nurses and Midwives, 1900–2005
Odette Best and Don Gorman


1891: Songs and Poems from the Year of the Shearers’ Strike
Mark Gregory

Frank William Bulcock: Seven Interviews
Martin Sullivan


The Global Labour History Network
Verity Burgmann



Murray Arnold, A Journey Travelled: Aboriginal-European Relations at Albany and the Surrounding Region from First Contact to 1926 (Chris Owen)

Catherine Bishop, Minding Her Own Business: Colonial Businesswomen in Sydney (Beverley Kingston)

John P. Hamilton, Adjudication on the Gold Fields in New South Wales and Victoria in the 19th Century (David Goodman)

Marian Quartly and Judith Smart, Respectable Radicals: A History of the National Council of Women of Australia 1896–2006 (Patricia Grimshaw)

Jeannine Baker, Australian Women War Reporters: Boer War to Vietnam (Kevin Foster)

Sylvia Martin, Ink in Her Veins: The Troubled Life of Aileen Palmer (Rowan Cahill)

David Baker, Police, Picket-Lines and Fatalities: Lessons for the Past (Raul A. Sanchez Urribarri)

Geoffrey Bell, Hesitant Comrades: The Irish Revolution and the British Labour Movement (Bill Anderson)

Ahmed White, The Last Great Strike: Little Steel, the CIO, and the Struggle for Labor Rights in New Deal America (Braham Dabscheck)

Kenyon Zimmer, Immigrants against the State: Yiddish and Italian Anarchism in America (Simone Battiston)

Joy Damousi, Memory and Migration in the Shadow of War: Australia’s Greek Immigrants after World War II and the Greek Civil War (Klaus Neumann)

Nick Dyrenfurth, Mateship: A Very Australian History (Raymond Markey)

Pat Jalland, Old Age in Australia: A History (Leanne Cutcher)

John Michael O’Brien, National Tertiary Education Union: A Most Unlikely Union (Paul Adams)

Robert F. Ross, The Great Baseball Revolt: The Rise And Fall of the 1890 Players League;
Krister Swanson, Baseball’s Power Shift: How the Players Union, the Fans, and the Media Changed American Sports Culture (Braham Dabscheck)


Joanne Bach and Jono Lineen, The Home Front: Australia during the First World War;
Alistair McGhie, Laura Murray Cree and Brett Wiencke (eds), All That Fall: Sacrifice, Life and Loss in the First World War (Kosmas Tsokhas)