Launch of Gary Lewis's new book

14th Dec 2012  04:00 pm - Darlington Centre School Building Meeting Room 7

Launch (in co-operation with the Business and Labour History Group) on the Co-operative Research Group's website of Gary Lewis's new book entitled 'Land Water and Co-operation in the Australian Rice Industry to the 1990s'.

Gary Lewis is Australia's leading co-operative historian with 5 major books examining the history of the Australian Co-operative Movement.

Gary Lewis has made a significant contribution to an understanding of Australia's co-operative movement. Gary has been writing and speaking about co-operation and co-operatives since 1983 when he gave a paper on the NSW Co-operatives Act at the ANU's Centre for Continuing Education's Working Together conference. Since then, he has contributed over 45 books, reports, articles and conference presentations including books on the history of Australian farmers' co-operatives and credit unions. His PhD. from the ANU focused on history of Rochdale consumer co-operatives in NSW and was subsequently published as a book.

For catering purposes, please contact wosadmin@econ.usyd.edu.au by noon Tuesday 11 December as to whether you are attending this event.