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Roth, Bert



  • Existence: 1917 - 1994

biographical statement

Herbert Otto Roth (1917-1994) socialist, historian, and former Deputy University Librarian at the University of Auckland, Roth wrote several publications on New Zealand trade union history including Trade unions in New Zealand past and present (1973).

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New Zealand Workers' Educational Association, Otago Centre, lectures The Pacific, its peoples and problems.

Identifier: MSS &-Archives-A-251
Scope and Contents Cyclostyled outlines for a set of lectures on the Pacific region and its problems. The notes are undated but the circumstances described are those of the 1930's. The lectures were to consider current political and social conditions in countries bordering on the Pacific (Russia, China, Japan, U.S.A.) and their impact on the region in terms of possible future conflict about "trade, investment, immigration". The set includes a general lecture entitled "Race Problems", which reveals the 30's...