The Great '08

The Great ’08

Brian Wood, The Great ’08: Blackball Coal Miners’ Strike 27 February – 13 May 1908

Sunday 18 July 2010

In The Great ’08, Brian has written the most detailed account yet of the Blackball Strike.

His book revises the existing history of the strike in several important respects, re-examining workers’ and employers’ roles in this pivotal event in New Zealand’s industrial history.

The work includes a fine collection of photographs and cartoons, some reproduced for the first time.
Available from Brian Wood, 100b Cement Lead Rd, Blue Spur, RD 2, Hokitika 7882, New Zealand. 230 pages. $49.95 plus packaging and postage $5.50.