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|Title:||Origins of the Present Crisis?: Fabianism, Intellectuals and the Making of the Whitlam Government||Contributor(s):||Bongiorno, Francis Robert (author)||Publication Date:||2003||Handle Link:||https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/1873||Abstract:||In the television mini-series Waterfront (1983), set during the1928 strike, two wharfies arrive at a lively party. They encountera young man wearing a pale blue jersey and bow tie. He iscarrying a plate of sandwiches:...We can be fairly certain that this episode is a figment of thescript-writer's imagination, for there was no Fabian Society atMelbourne University in 1928. The message, however, could not be clearer. The labour movement belongs to manly tradeunionists who are after a 'decent feed'. Nerdy middle-class eggheadsspout irrelevant socialist jargon and have no place inlabour's struggle against injustice.||Publication Type:||Book Chapter||Source of Publication:||It's Time Again: Whitlam and Modern Labour, p. 311-338||Publisher:||Circa, Melbourne Publishing Group||Place of Publication:||Melbourne||ISBN:||9780958093842
|Field of Research (FOR):||210303 Australian History (excl Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander History)||HERDC Category Description:||B1 Chapter in a Scholarly Book||Other Links:||http://www.melbournepublishing.com/circa.html
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