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Anti Communism In Twentieth Century America

Author : Larry Ceplair
ISBN : 9781440800474
Genre : History
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This compelling, critical analysis of anti-communism illustrates the variety of anti-Communist styles and agendas, thereby making a persuasive case that the "threat" of domestic communism in Cold War America was vastly overblown. * Pictures of the most notable anti-Communists * A bibliography of books and articles consulted

Bananen Cola Zeitgeschichte Oliver Rathkolb Und Das Lange 20 Jahrhundert

Author : Lucile Dreidemy
ISBN : 9783205200918
Genre : History
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Bananen, Cola, Zeitgeschichte: das Erfolgsrezept Oliver Rathkolbs, eines der renommiertesten und unermüdlichsten österreichischen Zeithistoriker. Anlässlich seines 60. Geburtstags widmen ihm neun SchülerInnen eine Festschrift, die wissenschaftliche Beiträge österreichischer und internationaler KollegInnen ebenso enthält wie persönliche Reflexionen von WeggefährtInnen aus Wissenschaft und Politik. Entsprechend den breiten Arbeits- und Interessenschwerpunkten Oliver Rathkolbs reichen deren Themen von der Geschichte der „paradoxen Republik“ Österreich über den Kalten Krieg, den Nationalsozialismus und seine Rezeption sowie andere Aspekte der historischen Diktatur- und Transformationsforschung bis hin zu Reflexionen über Kunst, Kultur, Geschichtspolitik und das Fach Zeitgeschichte selbst.

Transnational Anti Communism And The Cold War

Author : Stéphanie Roulin
ISBN : 9781137388803
Genre : History
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How was anti-communism organised in the West? This book covers the agents, aims, and arguments of various transnational anti-communist activists during the Cold War. Existing narratives often place the United States – and especially the CIA – at the centre of anti-communist activity. The book instead opens up new fields of research transnationally.

America S Two Constitutions

Author : Thomas J. Reed
ISBN : 9781683931133
Genre : Law
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America’s Two Constitutions examines the history of treatment of anti-war dissenters from the American Revolution by the government and by vigilantes down to post 9-11, concluding that the United States has two constitutions, one for peacetime, and another in time of war.

A Documentary History Of The Communist Party Of The United States

Author : Bernard K. Johnpoll
ISBN : 0313288100
Genre : Political Science
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This is the fifth in an eight-volume documentary history of the Communist Party of the United States of America. This landmark collection by a noted authority on the American Left is the result of forty years of searching for pamphlets, proclamations, manifestos, party reports, and minutes of meetings in bookstores and archives all over the country. Facsimilies of the originals are presented whenever possible. Brief introductions and critical notes and explanations about the documents are provided with each of these rare and hard-to-find materials. Volume V begins with a short introduction describing the documentary history and pointing to important sources of information about the Communist Party of the United States. Documents are arranged chronologically and cover a period dealing with twentieth-century American from 1937 to 1939. The documents include speeches, resolutions, and various reports and analyses about timely issues and attitudes current in the party then on the Soviet Union, American history, women voters, elections, anti-Semitism, national security, and communist theory and practice.

Betty Friedan And The Making Of The Feminine Mystique

Author : Daniel Horowitz
ISBN : 1558492763
Genre : Political Science
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This biography of Betty Friedan traces the development of her feminist outlook from her childhood in Illinois to her marriage. Horowitz offers a reading of The Feminine Mystique and argues that the roots of Friedan's feminism run deeper than she has led us to believe.

Dalton Trumbo

Author : Larry Ceplair
ISBN : 9780813146812
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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James Dalton Trumbo (1905--1976) is widely recognized for his work as a screenwriter, playwright, and author, but he is also remembered as one of the Hollywood Ten who opposed the House Un-American Activities Committee. Refusing to answer questions about his prior involvement with the Communist Party, Trumbo sacrificed a successful career in Hollywood to stand up for his rights and defend political freedom. In Dalton Trumbo, authors Larry Ceplair and Christopher Trumbo present their extensive research on the famed writer, detailing his work, his membership in the Communist Party, his long campaign against censorship during the domestic cold war, his ten-month prison sentence for contempt of Congress, and his thirteen-year struggle to break the blacklist. The blacklist ended for Trumbo in 1960, when he received screen credits for Exodus and Spartacus. Just before his death, he received a long-delayed Academy Award for The Brave One, and in 1993, he was posthumously given an Academy Award for Roman Holiday (1953). This comprehensive biography provides insights into the many notable people with whom Trumbo worked, including Stanley Kubrick, Otto Preminger, and Kirk Douglas, and offers a fascinating look at the life of one of Hollywood's most prominent screenwriters and his battle against persecution.

Jewish Organizations Response To Communism And To Senator Mccarthy

Author : Aviva Weingarten
ISBN : UCSC:32106019803300
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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"In February 1950, Senator Joseph McCarthy launched an anti-communist crusade that lasted for more than four years. His attempts to unmask communists in the American administration and governmental agencies gave rise to actions that infringed on democratic procedure and civil liberties. As the Cold War grew, fear of communism at home and abroad meant that minorities were particularly under threat, as tensions and frustrations were channelled towards the handiest scapegoats." "American Jewish organizations, that were having to come to terms with the Holocaust in Europe, were forced to contend with the real possibility of a serious anti-Semitic outburst at home. The Jewish presence in the American Communist Party was conspicuous; although the overwhelming majority of Jewish Americans did not sympathize with its politics, there was concern that anti-communism would develop into anti-Semitism." "This book sheds new light on McCarthy's attitudes to the Jews, to the Jewish organizations and to the Jewish individuals identified with communism. It also studies the duality in McCarthy's relations with his anti-Semitic supporters on the one hand, and his Jewish supporters on the other. Moreover, in an attempt to uncover anti-Semitic motives in McCartney's activity, the book reaches some interesting conclusions."--BOOK JACKET.

America Sees Red

Author : Peter H. Buckingham
ISBN : STANFORD:36105040775137
Genre : Political Science
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The Passing Of An Illusion

Author : François Furet
ISBN : 0226273407
Genre : History
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This book is a history of the ideological passions that have fueled and characterized the modern era. It serves as an effort to revise the understanding of the 20th century at the "fin de siecle".

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