Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

IMPORTANT! Boomerang Books will be offline for at least two hours on Monday 25 September in order to change web hosting providers.

Description - Live Working or Die Fighting by Paul Mason

Globalisation has created a whole new working class and they are reliving stories that were first played out a century ago. In Live Working or Die Fighting, Paul Mason tells the story of this new working class alongside the epic history of the global labour movement, from its formation in the factories of the 1800s to its near destruction by fascism in the 1930s. Along the way he provides a Who Do You Think You Are? for the anti-globalisation movement, uncovering startling parallels between the issues that confronted the original anti-capitalists and those who have taken to the streets in Seattle, Genoa and beyond. lending exhilarating historical narrative with reportage from today s front line, he links the lives of 19th-century factory girls with the lives of teenagers in a giant Chinese mobile phone factory; he tells the story of how mass trade unions were born in London s Docklands and how they re being reinvented by the migrant cleaners in skyscrapers that stand on the very same spot. he stories come to life through the voices of remarkable individuals- child labourers in Dickensian England, visionary women on Parisian barricades, gun-toting railway strikers in Ameri

Buy Live Working or Die Fighting by Paul Mason from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780099492887
ISBN-10: 0099492881
Format: Paperback
(199mm x 132mm x 22mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: Vintage
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 7-Feb-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions - Live Working or Die Fighting by Paul Mason

Book Reviews - Live Working or Die Fighting by Paul Mason

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Live Working or Die Fighting book by Paul Mason and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Author Biography - Paul Mason

Paul Mason was born in 1960 in Leigh, Greater Manchester. He is BBC Newsnight's business and industry correspondent. He won the 2003 Wincott Award for business journalism and was named Workworld Broadcast Journalist of the year in 2004 . He lives in London.

Books By Paul Mason

Skate Monkey: Demon Attack by Paul Mason
Paperback, January 2018
$8.99
Skate Monkey: Kidnap by Paul Mason
Paperback, January 2018
$8.99
Cold War? by Paul Mason
Paperback, November 2017
$17.99
Football by Paul Mason
Hardback, October 2017
$24.29