Sydney's Burning

TURNER, Ian

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Illus. with photos. London & Melbourne: Heinemann, (1967). xv, 254 p. 1st ed. Fine in near fine d.w. [2536]

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Account of the activities of the Australian I.W.W. during the Great War. When their anti-conscription campaign was met with repression the Wobblies vowed retribution against the capitalists unless imprisoned I.W.W. leaders were released. A series of fires were attributed to the Wobblies and twelve of their members were given long sentences.


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