[Marxism] Key Communist role in post-war unions detailed

Stuart Munckton stuartmunckton at gmail.com
Mon Dec 2 23:25:44 MST 2013

*Conflict In The Unions: The Communist Party of Australia, Politics & the
Trade Union Movement, 1945-60*
By Douglas Jorden
Resistance books, 2013
312 page, $30

*Conflict In The Unions* is an important new book examining the union
activity of the Communist Party of Australia during a very turbulent time
in Australian and world politics. The book looks at the period of 1945-'60,
when the Cold War reached its height.

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