Anti-Communist Minorities in the U.S.

Anti-Communist Minorities in the U.S.

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This volume takes a completely new look at two controversial topics: American anti-Communism and the Cold War. First, it reveals the little known history of anti-Communism in the US from the point of view of ethnic refugee/AcmigrAc groups, and also offers insight into the lives of minority groups that have hitherto not received scholarly attention, often due to their politically controversial position. The book consists of chapters dedicated to particular ethnic groups, as well as an introduction and conclusion. The discussed groups include Latvians, Ukrainians, Albanians, Bulgarians, Slovaks, Vietnamese, Among and Cubans, possibly also Hungarians or Romanians. The introduction provides the historical and sociological framework, and the conclusion undertakes a comparative analysis of ethnic anti-Communism and refugee politics.The Slovak Democratic Party in exile was represented by its chairman, Jozef Lettrich, and two members of Parliamenta€”Martin Kvetko and Samuel BelluAi. ... Many of them worked manual labor and only a few received some sort of financial aid from the U.S. government through the National Committee ... They had not been able to send a clear The Highs and Lows of Czech and Slovak A‰migrAc Activism 115.

Title:Anti-Communist Minorities in the U.S.
Author:Ieva Zake
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan - 2009-05-26


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