Rats and Revolutionaries: The Labour Movement in Australia and New Zealand 1890-1940

Author(s): James Bennett

NZ Non Fiction

Looks at the emerging labour movement in the two countries 1890 to 1940 when it formed almost a 'trans-Tasman world of labour', with individuals entering each other's realm through strikes, compulsorary arbitration, industrial organisation, conscription and the Depression.


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Introduction; Strikes, Depression and Trans-Tasman Organisation; Whites Only Policy; Compulsory Arbitration and Ideological Divisions; The path to Industrial Warfare; War, Conscription and Revolution; Communist Party Relations and International Connections; Australasian Patterns of Industrial Organisation; The Depression and Protest; Labour Parties, Orthodoxy and the Depression; Radicalism and Political Dissent; Reinventing Labour; Index.

General Fields

  • : 9781877276491
  • : Otago University Press
  • : Otago University Press
  • : October 2004
  • : 230mm X 155mm
  • : New Zealand
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : James Bennett
  • : Paperback
  • : 331.80993
  • : 214
  • : b/w illlus