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Personalizing Class Conflict Across the Tasman: the New Zealand Great Strike and Trans-Tasman Biography

Nolan, Melanie


This is a revisionist account of the New Zealand 1913 Great Strike, placing it in a trans-Tasman framework rather than, as is more usual, local and international contexts. It uses the bitter relationship between Harry Holland and Billy Hughes to personalize and dramatize the wider dynamic between the New Zealand and Australian labour movements around 1913. It contests the view that that the Tasman world was dying or that New Zealanders� resented �Australian intervention� in the strike....[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of New Zealand Studies
DOI: .26686/jnzs.v0i18.2185


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