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Writing about the left in Australia and the USA : a short overview

Deery, Phillip (2011) Writing about the left in Australia and the USA : a short overview. American Communist History, 10 (2). pp. 115-118. ISSN 1474-3892 (print) 1474-3906 (online)

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Abstract

This special issue of American Communist History marks a starting point in the use of the comparative approach to better understand Communism and anti-Communism in both Australia and the United States. The main scholarly outlet for historians of Australian Communism remains the quarterly journal Labour History, which has been published continuously since 1962. It has made only two forays into comparative labor history— discussing Canada in 1996, and Great Britain in 2005. So this issue of American Communist History marks a new development: it is not only this journal’s first comparative issue, but also the first to bring together Australian and American Communist history.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: ResPubID23921, communism, anti-communism, Cold War, C.M.H. (Manning) Clark, International Labor, the Left, Communist Party
Subjects: Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Social Sciences and Psychology
FOR Classification > 2103 Historical Studies
SEO Classification > 970121 Expanding Knowledge in History and Archaeology
Depositing User: VUIR
Date Deposited: 04 Sep 2012 02:15
Last Modified: 04 Sep 2012 02:15
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/9257
DOI: 10.1080/14743892.2011.597226
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