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The 1891 shearers strike leaders: Railroaded?

Bolton, G. and Gregory, H. (1992) The 1891 shearers strike leaders: Railroaded? Labour History (62).

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For a university professor such as myself it is a chastening thought that many of the most seminal works in Australian history have been written by scholars who lacked the protection of tenure at a university, with the concomitant advantages of a good library, secretarial assistance, and privileged access to whatever research funds might be available. One such historian, now unjustly neglected, was Brian Fitzpatrick, and to him we should turn for a version of the classic interpretation of the 1891 shearers' strike as it has been recorded in most texts...

Item Type: Journal Article
Publisher: Australian Society for the Study of Labour History, Inc.
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