Spectres of 1919

Spectres of 1919

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qWorld War I and the Russian Revolution profoundly reshaped the American social landscape, with progressive reforms first halted and then reversed in the name of anti-Bolshevism. Dissent was stifled as labor activists and minority groups came under intense attack, culminating in the racist and antiradical violence of the qRed Summerq of 1919. Foley shows that African Americans had a significant relationship with the organized Left and that the New Negro movement's radical politics of race was also the politics of class.q--BOOK JACKET.Ibid., 218 (aquot;the menaceaquot; and aquot;a waraquot; quotes), 219 (aquot;Lenineaquot; quote), 221 (aquot;arch- enemyaquot; and aquot;aquot;renegadeaquot; quotes), xxx (aquot;phantomsaquot; quote). 6. ... For more on xenophobia in The Great Gatsby, see Walter Benn Michaels, Our America: Nativism, Modernism, and Pluralism ... Race, 253; The Modernist cited in Joint Legislative Committee Investigating Seditious Activities, Revolutionary Radicalism, 2:1303-4. 10.

Title:Spectres of 1919
Author:Barbara Foley
Publisher:University of Illinois Press - 2003


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