Happy 20+18! Get 38% off your next print or eBook purchase today! Shop selection now >>

Palgrave Studies in the History of Social Movements

Transnational Protest, Australia and the 1960s

Authors: Piccini, Jon

Buy this book

eBook 74,96 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-137-52914-5
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover 93,59 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-137-52913-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
About this book

Australia is rarely considered to have been a part of the great political changes that swept the world in the 1960s: the struggles of the American civil rights movement, student revolts in Europe, guerrilla struggles across the Third World and demands for women’s and gay liberation. This book tells the story of how Australian activists from a diversity of movements read about, borrowed from, physically encountered and critiqued  overseas manifestations of these rebellions, as well as locating the impact of radical visitors to the nation. It situates Australian protest and reform movements within a properly global – and particularly Asian – context, where Australian protestors sought answers, utopias and allies.  Dramatically broadens our understanding of Australian protest movements, this book presents them not only as manifestations of local issues and causes but as fundamentally tied to ideas, developments and personalities overseas, particularly to socialist states and struggles in near neighbours like Vietnam, Malaysia and China.'Jon Piccini is Research and Teaching Fellow at The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia. His research interests include the history of human rights and social histories of international student migration.'

About the authors

Jon Piccini has held teaching appointments at the University of Southern Queensland, Australia and Macquarie University, Australia. His research interests include history of the sixties, the history of human rights and social histories of international student migration.

Reviews

“Transnational Protest uses case studies drawn particularly from the student, indigenous, socialist and anti-war movements to explore how activists and their practice ‘became’ transnational, in a period often viewed as the dawn of contemporary globalisation. … This is a meticulously researched and important book which contributes a great deal to our understanding of Australia’s 1960s.” (Kate Murphy, Labour History, Issue 112, May 2017) 


“An original and accomplished contribution to the scholarly literature on Australia in the 1960s.” (Stuart Macintyre, University of Melbourne, Australia)

“The impressive strengths of this book lie in its theoretical understanding of social movements and social theory; its fine writing and organization; its handling of the theme of transnationalism and its equally original unearthing of a great deal of primary source material.” (Ian Tyrrell, University of New South Wales, Australia)

“An innovative and carefully researched work, that offers new insights into Australian history and the history of transnational protest.”  (Sean Raymond Scalmer, University of Melbourne, Australia)

Table of contents (7 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Piccini, Jon

    Pages 1-15

    Preview Buy Chapter 30,19 €
  • From Helpless Natives to Revolutionary Heroes: An Evolving Ethic of Solidarity

    Piccini, Jon

    Pages 19-40

    Preview Buy Chapter 30,19 €
  • Turning Over Marx and Mao and Intently Lengthening Their Hair: Writing, Debating, and Living the Global

    Piccini, Jon

    Pages 41-76

    Preview Buy Chapter 30,19 €
  • Revolutionary Tourists: Australian Activists, Travel and 1968

    Piccini, Jon

    Pages 79-111

    Preview Buy Chapter 30,19 €
  • Our Unpolluted Shores: Radical Arrivals and the Politics of the Border

    Piccini, Jon

    Pages 113-146

    Preview Buy Chapter 30,19 €

Buy this book

eBook 74,96 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-137-52914-5
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover 93,59 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-137-52913-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
Loading...

Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Transnational Protest, Australia and the 1960s
Authors
Series Title
Palgrave Studies in the History of Social Movements
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-52914-5
DOI
10.1057/978-1-137-52914-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-52913-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 251
Topics