Limit search to available items
Book Cover
Book

Title The great Labor schism : a retrospective / edited by Brian Costar, Peter Love and Paul Strangio
Published Melbourne : Scribe Publications, 2005
Carlton North, Victoria : Scribe Publications, 2005

Copies

Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  324.29407 Cos/Gls  AVAILABLE
Description ix, 374 pages ; 24 cm
Series ERA Collection
Contents 1. The great labor split of 1955 : an overview / Peter Love -- 2. The split : a Victorian phenomenon / Paul Strangio -- 3. The split in the branches : Hunters Hill, NSW / Rodney Cavalier -- 4. 'For the love of Christ, Mick, don't hit him' : the split in Queensland / Brian Costar -- 5. Remembering the past and hoping for the future : why there was no split in South Australia in 1954-56 / Malcolm Saunders and Neil Lloyd -- 6. Frank Hardy's Power without glory : prelude to the split / Jenny Hocking -- 7. 'An Italian with a goat on five acres' / Anthony Cappello -- 8. Professor Crisp and the attempted anti-Evatt Putsch of April 1955 / Stephen Holt -- 9. The Melbourne trades hall and the split / Cathy Brigden -- 10. The eye of the storm : mainstream press representations of Dr. Evatt and the split / Greg Gardiner -- 11. Living with hope and fear : advancing Catholic social ideals amid the spectre of communism / Peter Haeusler -- 12. B.A. Santamaria : religion as politics / Paul Strangio and Brian Costar -- 13. The puzzle of Santamaria's politicisation of Catholic movements / Bruce Duncan -- 14. Fudging the figures : the split in the polls, 1955-1975 / Murray Goot -- 15. The liberal party's response to the split / John Roskam -- 16. Faith of our fathers : the fate of the expelled / Tim Hayes -- 17. The democratic labor party : a retrospective / Paul Reynolds -- 18. Was the DLP a 'church' party? / John Warhurst -- 19. Was the DLP a labor or a centrist party? / Brian Costar -- 20. Remembering Ol '55 : the Victorian Fabian society and the road to intervention / Frank Bongiorno -- 21. Closing the split? : before and after federal intervention in the Victorian ALP / Paul Strangio
Summary This book marks the 50th anniversay of the 1955 split in the Australian Labor Party. It revisitis the Split, with contributions from a range of leading historians and writers and examines the Split from several perspectives. Special attention is paid to the long-term consequences
Analysis Democratic Labor Party (DLP) of Australia
ALP
ALP factions
Catholic Church
Religion in politics
Political conditions
Anticommunism
Liberal Party of Australia
Victoria
History, 1946-1999
Democratic Labor Party (DLP) of Australia (1955-2013)
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Democratic Labor Party (Australia) -- History.
Australian Labor Party -- History.
Australian Labor Party -- History -- 20th century.
Political parties -- Australia -- History.
Religion and politics -- Australia -- History -- 20th century.
Australia -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
Genre/Form History.
Author Love, Peter, 1947- editor
Costar, Brian J., editor
Strangio, Paul, editor
LC no. 2006365916
ISBN 9781920769420 (paperback)
1920769420
Other Titles Remembering Ol' 55 : the Victorian Fabian Society