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Issue Details: First known date: 2017... 2017 [Review Essay] Transnational Radicalism and the Connected Lives of Tom Mann and Robert Samuel Ross
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'The connected radical lives of Tom Mann and Bob Ross allow the British labour biographer-historian, Neville Kirk, to take his readers on a tour of many of the countries of settler empire, and occasionally beyond it. Mann was a much-admired and much-travelled British labour leader who lived for much of the first decade of the twentieth century in Australia and New Zealand, playing a formative role in political and industrial mobilisation and organisation. The Australian-born Ross was less peripatetic, moving between paid gigs, usually in radical journalism, in Brisbane, Melbourne, Broken Hill and New Zealand.'  (Introduction)

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    y separately published work icon Australian Journal of Politics and History Centenary (Inter)national, 1914–1924: The Politics of Commemoration and Historical Memory in International Relations vol. 63 no. 3 September 2017 11985665 2017 periodical issue

    'This special issue assesses the centenary or centennial as a commemorative event in world politics. Viewed in terms of their significance for marking a particular event, centenaries seem a rather benign topic of study. Yet, considered more broadly, they provide occasions for re-examining the ethics, politics, outcomes, and contested memories of particularly contentious historical moments. Such events have the potential, when commemorated, to capture not only scholarly attention, but contemporary political debates as well. Yet, because they are tethered to two signifiers that are both inclusive and exclusive — time (the event) and space (of the event, or the community commemorating the event), these reflections, celebrations, or commemorations, seemingly reduced to the past, provide stark evidence for the intersection of history and politics. What is considered “an event” to be commemorated, or not, is conditioned by forms of power and discipline.' (Editorial introduction)

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