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Lang and socialism : a study in the great depression

Cooksey, Robert John


The Great Depression is a significant but neglected period in Australian history. This book describes the formation within the New South Wales Labor Party of a mass- organised ginger group, known as the Socialisation Units, which tried to convert the Party to 'socialism in our time'. The group became so strong that it was in effect a party within the Party. At the 1931 Easter Conference it succeeded in committing the Labor Party to a positive policy of socialism. Although the decision was later...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Press (1965-Present)
Date published: 1971
Type: Book
Access Rights: Open Access


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