New Australia by Bruce Scates
Look inside with Google Book Preview
New Australia
By Bruce Scates

A New Australia

Citizenship, Radicalism and the First Republic

By (author) See other recent books by Bruce Scates
Format: Paperback

Normal Price: $45.95
Your Price: $41.36 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $4.59! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $2.07 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply



New Australia by Bruce Scates

Book Description

The 1890s were a watershed in Australian history, a time of mass unemployment, industrial confrontation and sweeping social change. They also nurtured a flourishing radical culture: anarchists, socialists, single taxers, feminists and republicans. This 1997 book, informed by feminist theory and cultural studies, recreates that political and social vision. Bruce Scates reappraises these radicals and the debates they entered into and the causes they espoused. He offers new insights into a broad range of topics: the creation of the Labor Party and the meaning of citizenship; the rise of 'first-wave' feminism and contested gender definitions; the vibrant literary culture; the Utopian vision of the radicals and the communities they established; and the harsh realities of poverty and unemployment. The book tells the story of the politics of the street, and draws out many of the striking resonances between the 1890s and the 1990s.

Buy New Australia book by Bruce Scates from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.


Book Details

ISBN: 9780521575966
ISBN-10: 0521575966
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 152mm x 15mm)
Pages: 270
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 28-Sep-1997
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions...


Books By Author Bruce Scates

Last Battle by Bruce Scates Last Battle, Hardback (October 2016)

This book maps out the deeply personal history of the soldiers' struggle to transition from Anzac to farmer and provider.

On Dangerous Ground by Bruce Scates On Dangerous Ground, Paperback (May 2014)

In 1915 Lt Roy Irwin goes missing at Gallipoli. Forward to 2015, and Dr Mark Troy's quest to preserve the peninsula from roadworks is sidetracked by political intervention and diplomatic intrigue. But a flirtation with a dynamic young woman from Army Intelligence uncovers long-forgotten documents protecting Gallipoli's graves.

» View all books by Bruce Scates

Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about New Australia book by Bruce Scates and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review


Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by Bruce Scates close
Beyond Gallipoli by Bruce Scates
Last Battle by Bruce Scates
World War One by Bruce Scates
On Dangerous Ground by Bruce Scates
Anzac Journeys by Bruce Scates
Place to Remember by Bruce Scates
Return to Gallipoli by Bruce Scates
Women and the Great War by Bruce Scates
»
BoomerangBooks.com.au close