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The American LeftIts Impact on Politics and Society since 1900$
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Rhodri Jeffreys-Jones

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780748668878

Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: May 2014

DOI: 10.3366/edinburgh/9780748668878.001.0001

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The Identification of America and its Fascist Enemy

The Identification of America and its Fascist Enemy

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(p.52) Chapter 5 The Identification of America and its Fascist Enemy
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The American Left
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Rhodri Jeffreys-Jones

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Edinburgh University Press
DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748668878.003.0005

Socialists were prominently involved in the “Harlem Renaissance”, a cultural flowering that re-defined America to be inclusive of black citizens. The Communist Party took the lead in fighting racism. In the interwar years, the left defined not only America, but also the nation’s foe, fascism. Italian Americans formed the Anti-Fascist Alliance of North America in 1923. The “Lincoln Brigade” fought against Franco in the Spanish civil war. The chapter discusses Alain Locke, Marcus Garvey, James Weldon Johnson, Ernest Hemingway, Harry Bridges, Upton Sinclair, James W. Ford, Paul Robeson, the Scottsboro case, and the invasion of Ethiopia.

Keywords:   Alain Locke, Communist Party, fascism, Harlem Renaissance, Lincoln Brigade, Scottsboro, Upton Sinclair

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