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Author Holt, Stephen, 1949-

Title A veritable dynamo : Lloyd Ross and Australian labour 1901-1987 / Stephen Holt
Published St. Lucia, Qld. : University of Queensland Press, 1996


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 W'PONDS  324.29407092 Ross Hol/Vdl  AVAILABLE
Description xvii, 196 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 22 cm
regular print
Series UQP paperbacks
UQP biography.
UQP paperbacks.
Summary "Immersed in socialism from birth, Lloyd Ross was intimately involved with the Australian labour movement all his life. Highly regarded by fellow militants and anti-fascist crusaders in the 1930s, he fell out spectacularly with the Communist Party during the war years. He gravitated to a right-wing Labor position and was linked to Bob Santamaria, but in his later years resumed his contacts with militants and socialists."--BOOK JACKET. "Conflict between Left and Right in the Australian labour movement decisively shaped Ross's career and reputation. However, friends and foes alike were energised by his zest and zeal - as a lecturer, journalist, pamphleteer, trade union leader, ALP factionalist, and politicised public servant."--BOOK JACKET
Analysis ALP
ALP trade union relations
Labor unions
Lloyd Ross
Notes CIP confirmed
Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages [173]-185
Notes Also available online (as at 30/09/2011) at:
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Donation. ANU COOP 20120212 Brissenden collection, ANU Library
Signed by author 1 copy. ANU
Subject Ross, Lloyd, 1901-1987.
Australian Labor Party -- Biography.
Australian Labor Party.
Historians -- Australia -- Biography.
Labor leaders -- Australia -- Biography.
Labor movement -- Australia -- History.
Labor unions -- Australia -- History.
Australia -- Politics and government -- 1901-1945.
Australia -- Politics and government -- 1945-
Genre/Form Biographies.
LC no. 96188324 96176175
ISBN 070222653X