The Comintern, the Communist Party of Australia and illegality

Bozinovski, Robert (2003) The Comintern, the Communist Party of Australia and illegality. Honours thesis, Victoria University of Technology.


This thesis examines the Communist Party of Australia's (CPA) period of illegality between 1940 and 1942. This thesis also examines the CPA's relationship to the Comintern during, and before, World War II. A grasp of that relationship is essential for understanding the causes of the CPA's proscription.

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Bachelor of Arts (Honours)

Item type Thesis (Honours thesis)
Subjects Historical > FOR Classification > 1606 Political Science
Historical > FOR Classification > 2103 Historical Studies
Historical > FOR Classification > 2202 History and Philosophy of Specific Fields
Historical > Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Social Sciences and Psychology
Keywords Communist Party of Australia, Communist International, imperialism, WWII, World War II, communism, political parties, politics, history, 1940s, Australia, USSR, Soviet Union
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