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Radical Sydney Book - $10.00
Radical Sydney Book - Radical Sydney: Places, Portraits and Unruly Episodes.Terry Irving , Rowan Cahill, 9781742230931, UNSWSydney: a beautiful international city with impressive buildings, harbour-side walkways, public gardens, cafes, restaurants, theatres and hotels. This is the way Sydney is represented to its citizens and to the rest of the world. But there has always been another Sydney not viewed so fondly by the city’s rulers, a radical part of Sydney.The working-class suburbs to the south and west of the city were large...
Fore & Aft - Tas Bull - $20.00
Fore & Aft - Tas Bull - Fore and Aft is a book of sea stories, personal encounters and nautical history by an author who was known for the understatement of his own achievements, his anecdotal and accessible style and his inherent good humour and optimism. But this book as extra value for many as the record of someone who was prepared both to make a stand to conciliate; to mobilise people in a cause and to insist on standards and principles. Even many of his...
Fighting Films DVD - $30.00
Fighting Films DVD - A set of 3 DVDs Fighting Films brings together the work of the union’s celebrated 1950s union film unit – Keith Gow, Jock Levy and Norma Disher – best known for The Hungry Miles.
Twenty Eight Men by Wayne Ward - $20.00
Twenty Eight Men by Wayne Ward - 28 men depicts an explosive period of endemic industrial disputation, the near general strike that crippled NSW in 1917. During this volatile period of strikes, union power, political intrigues and a world at war, there emerged from near anarchy a conservative cohesion of political forces within the australian government.
Forever Lost, Forever Gone by Paddy Hill - $40.00
Forever Lost, Forever Gone by Paddy Hill - Special edition signed copy.In 1974 Paddy Joe Hill was charged alongside five other men with the biggest mass murder on the Britih mainland – the Birmingham pub bombings. Arrested and beaten by members of the West Midlands Serious Crime Squad, Hill was condemned by false scientific evidence. He was deprived of his freedom for 16 years, three months and 23 days.;Paddy Joe rebelled against the system from the outset, enduring frequent spells in solitary confinement as the authorities tried...
Proved Innocent by Gerry Conlan - $30.00
Proved Innocent by Gerry Conlan - Special edition, signed copy.In October 1989 Gerry Conlon was the first of the Guildford Four to walk away from the British courts, cleared after 15 years of charges of murder. This is Conlon’s account of the episode and evokes the horror of the frame-up.
A Man and His Union by Harry Bridges - $20.00
A Man and His Union by Harry Bridges - Produced by Berry Minott and John KnoopHarry Bridges – A man and his union chronicles the life of one of America’s most important and controversial left-wing labor leader. He headed the International longshoremen and Warehouseman Union from the 1930’s to the 1970’s and was a champion of workers’ causes on the international scale.
Under the Southern Cross - $20.00
Under the Southern Cross - *This story is written on behalf of the Merchant Marine of WWII. In 2008 the Australian Government proclaimed the 24 June Merchant Navy Day 63 years after WWIIToday the passage of time has dimmed the life of the unforgettable episodes of nobility, agony, despair and triumph. So little recognition is given to all who took part in the war at sea by the forgotten service for them six long years of unending war from 1939-1945 where the forgotten...
Soldarity Stories by Harvey Schwartz - $25.00
Soldarity Stories by Harvey Schwartz - The International Longshore and Warehouse Union, born out of the 1934 West Coast maritime and San Francisco general strikes under the charismatic leadership of Harry Bridges, has been known from the start for its strong commitment to democracy, solidarity, and social justice. In this collection of firsthand narratives, union leaders and rank-and-file workers – from the docks of Pacific Coast ports to the fields of Hawaii to bookstores in Portland, Oregon – talk about their lives at work, on...
On the Global Waterfront Book - $10.00
On the Global Waterfront Book - Longshoremen stand at the nexus of the global economy, handling nearly every cargo container that enters or leaves any country. Even in the face of cargo “containerization” in the 70s and 80s, a development that decimated longshore unions, they have managed to win contracts that provide health benefits and high wages.“On the Global Waterfront” tells the story of how longshoremen in South Carolina confronted attempts to wipe out the state’s most powerful black organization. When a Danish shipping company...
Shipwrecks of the Southern Seas - $30.00
Shipwrecks of the Southern Seas - Shipwrecks of the Southern Seas tells 15 fascinating stories – some iconic, many little known until now – of shipwreck, mutiny, piracy and marooning in the region of Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific, concentrating on stories from the age of sail and steam. Gripping, engaging storytelling is the key to this book. These stories cover the gamut of human emotion and character: survival, courage, cowardice and treachery, as well as humour, mystery and the absurd. Featured stories include...
Heroic, forceful and fearless - Australia's tugboat heritage - $65.00
Heroic, forceful and fearless - Australia's tugboat heritage - Tugboats and their crews are often the unseen, unnoticed heroes of the water. They are the Davids nudging Goliaths as they pull and push leviathan tankers and majestic cruise ships, many times their size, safely along narrow channels to harbour berths.Their fascinating history is written large through the stories of its characters, of cheeky ‘kisses’ on a Queen’s hull, of convenient collisions but also rivalry so intense there was more than a tought of skulduggery afoot, It is...
Bligh - Master Mariner - $40.00
Bligh - Master Mariner - In ‘Fatal Storm’, bestselling author, Rob Mundle took nearly 200,000 readers from all around the world into the eye of the storm and the heart of bravery as the 1998 Sydney to Hobart Yacht race faltered. In ‘Bligh’, Rob goes back to sea, this time it’s the eighteenth century, the era when brave mariners took their ships beyond the horizon in search of an unknown world. Those chosen to lead these expeditions were exceptional navigators, men who had shown brilliance...
WIMDOI Video - $15.00
WIMDOI Video - DVD from the WIMDOI (Women in male dominated occupations and industries) conference 2012
Erasing Iraq Book - $20.00
Erasing Iraq Book - The human costs of carnage.Michael Otterman and Richard Hil with Paul WilsonForeword by Dahr Jamail
Fighting Films Book - $10.00
Fighting Films Book - Sydney wharfies turned Australia film making on its head in 1953. With support from the Waterside Worker’s Federation they brought together artists and workmates to make films by workers, for workers and about workers. Fighting films is their story.Operating in Sydney during period of intense conservatism and anti-communist feeling, the film unit provided an alternative to the mainstream media of the day, and aimed to counter what the union saw as misinformation and anti-worker propaganda.An authoritative and...

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