November 2010 Newsletter

November 2010 Newsletter

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Labour History Project Newsletter 50- November 2010

Contents

FROM THE SHOP FLOOR
Introducing your guest editor — David Verran
Mark Derby’s Chairs report
Recent death of Colin Hicks
The Labour History Project salutes the Chilean copper miners

FORTHCOMING EVENTS
Globalisation and Labour in the Pacific: Re-evaluating the 1890 Maritime Strike
Commo Bill book launch
Forthcoming history of the Federation of Labour

FEATURE ARTICLES
Ken Douglas – a biography
The Wellington Drivers’ Unions, a brief history to 1940
How to lose a customer
A history of central trade union organisations in New Zealand

NEWS
Sudden death of the biographer of Fintan Patrick Walsh

REVIEWS
A history of the Nurses’ Union
Freed to Care: a review
A brief review of Man for all Seasons: the life and times of Ken Douglas
Anarcho-syndicalism in the 20th Century

WORK IN PROGRESS
Do you recall the Wellington Trades Hall?