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Geoff Muirdon

Geoff Muirdon reviews 'Labour in Conflict: the 1949 coal strike', edited by Phillip Deery

June 1979, no. 11 26 August 2022
One of the great merits of Phillip Deery’s presentation is the way in which he shows the immediacy of the coal strike: its great significance in changing the lives of the miners and in transforming the political situation in New South Wales. It was a time of great bitterness, in which those who expected the interests of the Labor movement and the Labor Party to converge, considered themselves be ... (read more)