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Labour History Project Bulletin 76, August 2019

LHP Bulletin 76 (Shape Shifting) includes a round-up of the Bert Roth Award for Labour History 2019, as well as seven feature articles.

Digital version

LHP Bulletin 76 (PDF 1.8MB)

Feature articles

‘The Wellington Tramways Strike 1912’ by Peter Clayworth

‘How the Red Feds responded to “Half­caste Maori” strikebreakers at Waihi and Huntly’ by James Robb

‘Mayday in Blackball’ by Paul Maunder

‘Just Transition – an overview’ by Bill Bradford

‘Exploring Just Transition on the ground in Taranaki’ by Jen Natoli

‘Time’ by Sean Hindson

‘Art in Working Life – the sculpture of Phil Rooke’ by Paul Maunder


Frontiers of Labor: Comparative Histories of the United States and Australia – Reviewed by Ross Webb

Dead Letters: Censorship and Subversion in New Zealand 1914-1920 – Reviewed by Emma Jean Kelly and Matariki Roche

Versus – Reviewed by Mark Derby