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The Far Left In Australia, Rowan Cahill Oct 2018

The Far Left In Australia, Rowan Cahill

Rowan Cahill

Review of The Far Left in Australia Since 1945, edited by Jon Piccini, Evan Smith and Matthew Worley (Routledge, 2019).


Home Front Ww2: Myths And Realties, Rowan Cahill Aug 2014

Home Front Ww2: Myths And Realties, Rowan Cahill

Rowan Cahill

This is a revised version of the author's 2014 Brisbane Labour History Association Alex McDonald lecture. In this paper the author takes apart the right-wing accounts, particularly by Hal Colebatch ('Australia's Secret War, 2013), that demonise the Australian trade union leadership and the Communist Party of Australia for 'treasonous' industrial disputation during World War II.


Introduction, Rowan Cahill Dec 2004

Introduction, Rowan Cahill

Rowan Cahill

In this introduction to a collection of recollections of thirty-nine participants in the turbulent period 1965-1975 in Australia, Cahill argues the period was a cultural revolution. The future was seeded with movements and ideas that changed Australian society and culture, and enlarged the space for democratic action.