Revolutionary industrial unionism : the industrial workers of the world in Australia (eBook, 1995) [WorldCat.org]
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Revolutionary industrial unionism : the industrial workers of the world in Australia

Author: Verity Burgmann
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1995.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Verity Burgmann writes with vigour and passion about the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) in Australia. The book claims that this alternative form of revolutionary working-class politics has  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Verity Burgmann
OCLC Number: 1151164634
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 346 pages : illustrations)
Contents: 1. 'Flowers to the rebels failed' --
2. 'On the industrial as well as on the political field': the IWW Clubs, 1905-1910 --
3. 'Wild men from Yankeeland': the arrival of the Chicago IWW, 1910-1914 --
4. 'Education, organisation, emancipation': the revolutionary project --
5. 'We, the hoboes': who were the Wobblies? --
6. 'No barriers of race': the challenge to working-class racism --
7. 'It's great to fight for freedom with a rebel girl': the answer to the woman question --
8. 'A real democracy': organisation and practice --
9. 'A poor day's work for a poor day's pay': ethics and economics --
10. 'Bump me into parliament': the critique of Laborism --
11. 'An injury to one an injury to all': direct industrial action --
12. 'Let those who own Australia do the fighting': opposing the war --
13. 'With the ferocity of a Bengal tiger': the state responds --
14. 'Set the twelve men free': the release campaign --
15. What happened to the Wobblies?
Responsibility: Verity Burgmann.
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