BARNEY: The Story of Rees D. Williams, Architect of the White-Collar Union Movement.

By: White, Kate

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xii, + 244pp., unpaginated, b/white halftone plates, plus several cartoon illustrations. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over lightly bumped spine. Plain blue boards undamaged. Textblock unmarked. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket minimally edgeworn, and trivially faded on spine. 'Barney', as Rees D. Williams (1910-1979) was popularly known, was an Australian union official who was a bank clerk, rising to Secretary of the Australian Bank Officers' Association, which became, under his watch, a more militant organisation rather than a 'white-collar' gentelmen's club. He later headed the Australian Council of Salaried and Professional Association. Kate White tells his story . . . Contents include: Prelims., Foreword, Author's Note, 17 chapters, Appendices x 6, Bibliography, Index. Book weight approx. 780g. *Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote.

Title: BARNEY: The Story of Rees D. Williams, Architect of the White-Collar Union Movement.

Author Name: White, Kate

Categories: Biography & Autobiography, Australian Biography,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: North Melbourne, VIC, Australia, Hargreen Publishing, in conjunction with the Australasian Bank Employees Union: 1989

ISBN Number: 0949905429

ISBN Number 13: 9780949905420

Binding: Hardcover and Dustjacket

Book Condition: Very Good +

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾"

Seller ID: 013328

Keywords: Biography, Australia, Unionists, Australian Labor Party, Banking Industry, Unions (Australia), Williams, Rees David (Barney), (1910-1979), White, Kate, 1949-