Wednesday April 16th, 2014

Silvertown Book Launch in Melbourne, Australia

Silvertown Book Launch in Melbourne, Australia

Join Monthly Review Press author John Tully for the Launch of his new book Silvertown: The Lost Story of a Strike that Shook London and Helped Launch the Modern Labor Movement

5.30 pm, Wednesday, March 5
The VU Bar at Footscray Park campus
Victoria University
Melbourne, Australia

Hosted by distinguished historian Professor Stuart Macintyre, University of Melbourne

They will be joined by VU colleague Phillip Deery, who is launching his new book Red Apple: Communism and McCarthyism in Cold War New York (New York: Fordham University Press, 2013)

john tullyJohn Tully is Lecturer in Politics and History at Victoria University in Melbourne Australia. He is author of The Devil’s Milk: A Social History of Rubber, as well as Cambodia Under the Tricolour: King Sisowath and the ‘Mission Civilisatrice,’ 1904-1927; France on the Mekong: A History of the Protectorate in Cambodia, 1863-1953; A Short History of Cambodia: From Empire to Survival; and two novels, Dark Clouds on the Mountain and Death Is the Cool Night.