Historical information

The author, EJ Hogan, is a former premier of Victoria. He was born in Wallace (near Ballarat). He was a member of the Australian Labor Party, but subsequently joined the Country Party after being excluded by the Labor Party in 1932.

The book reflects the era in which it was written (1953), providing an analysis of Communism in Australia. The author is anti-Communist.


Local interest. Autobiographical interest. Politics. Unions and communism.

Physical description

Book; 187 pages.

Dustjacket: yellow background; blue lettering; author's name and title.

Cover: green background; gold lettering; author's name and title.