Anticommunism and the African American Freedom Movement: "Another Side of the Story" (BOK)

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The original essays in this book highlight the destructive impact of McCarthyism on the African American Freedom Movement. Recovering little-known stories of black radical activism, they challenge the idea that the Cold War was, on balance, beneficial to the movement. The book emphasizes what was lost when anticommunism forced the movement to submerge broader issues of economic justice, labor rights, feminism, and peace. The authors illustrate the often neglected or understated human costs of the Red Scare, focusing on local and individual stories that offer insight into larger national and international trends.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2011 Forlag
PALGRAVE MACMILLAN
ISBN 9780230113749 Antall sider 272
Dimensjoner 14,1cm x 21,7cm x 1,7cm Vekt 371 gram
Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd Andre medvirkende Clarence Lang, Robbie Lieberman
Emner og form Social & cultural history, Human rights, The Cold War, Military history: post WW2 conflicts