‘And the lives are many’: the print culture of Australian Communism

Twentieth Century Communism - ISSN 1758-6437
Volume 2017 Number 12

‘And the lives are many’: the print culture of Australian Communism
Anthony Ashbolt, Rowan Cahill pages -


The tradition of communist thought and practice in Australia is strong and fertile. So, too, the print culture associated with official Australian communism has a vibrant heritage and is populated by significant figures from the field of literature, history, politics, art, theatre and journalism. This article investigates that culture by focussing upon key characters, critical issues, and significant debates that propelled a movement whose influence and power in Australian life is too easily underestimated.

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Anthony Ashbolt, Rowan Cahill (2017) ‘And the lives are many’: the print culture of Australian Communism, Twentieth Century Communism, 2017(12), -

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