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Hillburn, Hattiesburg, and Hitler: Wartime Activists Think Globally and Act Locally

Thomas Sugrue

in Fog of War: The Second World War and the Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195382419
eISBN:
9780199932641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195382419.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Focusing on the wartime struggle against segregated education in Hillburn, New York, this chapter demonstrates the ways in a newly revived branch of the NAACP, framed their local struggle for a ... More


Feminism, the Left, and Postwar Literary Culture

Kathlene McDonald

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617033018
eISBN:
9781617033025
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617033018.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This book traces the development of a Left feminist consciousness as women became more actively involved in the American Left during and immediately following World War II. It argues that women ... More


Loyalty and Liberty: American Countersubversion from World War I to the McCarthy Era

Alex Goodall

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038037
eISBN:
9780252095313
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038037.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book offers the first comprehensive account of the politics of countersubversion in the United States prior to the McCarthy era. The book traces the course of American countersubversion over the ... More


Fred Zinnemann and the Cinema of Resistance

J.E. Smyth

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781617039645
eISBN:
9781626740136
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039645.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Between 1944 and 1977, director Fred Zinnemann made a surprising number of historical films about the rise and resistance to fascism, the Spanish Civil War and Second World War, the Cold War, and the ... More


Introduction: The Cinema of Resistance

J. E. Smyth

in Fred Zinnemann and the Cinema of Resistance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781617039645
eISBN:
9781626740136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039645.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Though his films remain some of the most popular and critically acclaimed of the twentieth century, Fred Zinnemann is a shadowy presence in Hollywood lore. Yet this fresh look at Zinnemann's work, ... More


Epilogue

Emanuel Rota

in A Pact with Vichy: Angelo Tasca from Italian Socialism to French Collaboration

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780823245642
eISBN:
9780823252824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245642.003.0007
Subject:
History, Political History

Angelo Tasca tried to mitigate all the negative impressions that had been generated by his support for the Vichy regime. His life in the 1940s had erased the two decades that he had spent fighting ... More


Introduction: Late Antifascism

Alan M. Wald

in American Night: The Literary Left in the Era of the Cold War

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835869
eISBN:
9781469601502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837344_wald.4
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This book discusses several generations of Communist writers committed to the 1930s vision of advancing a new society. This introduction considers the problematical meanings for literature of the ... More


The World at War

Lindsey R. Swindall

in The Path to the Greater, Freer, Truer World: Southern Civil Rights and Anticolonialism, 1937-1955

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813049922
eISBN:
9780813050386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049922.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The second chapter illuminates the trajectory of both groups through the Second World War. Using the framework of Franklin Roosevelt's Four Freedoms speech and the Atlantic Charter, the chapter ... More


Little exiled magazines

Eric Bulson

in Little Magazine, World Form

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231179768
eISBN:
9780231542326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231179768.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Chapter Four looks at some of the most prominent “exile” magazines produced by British and American editors who fled to countries across Europe to combat this increased Anglo-American provincialism. ... More


East Germany: Antifascism and A Survivor from Warsaw

Joy H. Calico

in Arnold Schoenberg's A Survivor from Warsaw in Postwar Europe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780520281868
eISBN:
9780520957701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281868.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

A Survivor officially breached the iron curtain on April 15, 1958, when Herbert Kegel and the Leipzig Radio Symphony Orchestra performed the work in concert. The performance is situated within the ... More


Domestic Ideology as Containment Ideology: Antifascism and the Woman Question in the Party Presses

Kathlene McDonald

in Feminism, the Left, and Postwar Literary Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617033018
eISBN:
9781617033025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617033018.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter shows that, although antifascism had been a subject of Left literature since the 1930s, it was only at the beginning of World War II that women’s relationship to fascism became a subject ... More


The Armistice of 8 September, Brindisi and Salò: Reflections on Citizenship Issues (1943–1945)

Sabina Donati (ed.)

in A Political History of National Citizenship and Identity in Italy, 1861-1950

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804784511
eISBN:
9780804787338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784511.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter uses the lenses of national citizenship and identity to examine the history of the Italians during the complex, and ever since controversial, 1943-1945 period. After providing an ... More


“We Are Building upon the Foundations Created by Ernst Thälmann”

Russel Lemmons

in Hitlers Rival: Ernst Thälmann in Myth and Memory

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813140902
eISBN:
9780813141312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813140902.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

By mid-summer of 1944, Ernst Thälmann had outlived his usefulness to the Nazi regime. It was clear that Germany was losing the war, and Hitler wanted to leave no possible successor behind him. ... More


“Out of Your Sacrificial Death Grows Our Socialist Deed”

Russel Lemmons

in Hitlers Rival: Ernst Thälmann in Myth and Memory

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813140902
eISBN:
9780813141312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813140902.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The history of the camp at Buchewald was particularly well-suited to play a role in the cultivation of the antifascism myth. The camp is located on the heights of the Ettersberg overlooking Weimar, a ... More


“I Give of My Talents to the People”

Lindsey R. Swindall

in The Politics of Paul Robeson's Othello

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604738247
eISBN:
9781604738254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604738247.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This chapter discusses the blurring line between Robeson the artist and Robeson the activist in the 1940s. During this time, his political activities added depth to his Othello interpretation, while ... More


Robeson, Othello, and the Politics of the Cold War

Lindsey R. Swindall

in The Politics of Paul Robeson's Othello

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604738247
eISBN:
9781604738254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604738247.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This chapter examines the ways in which Robeson utilized creative performative strategies to circumvent his confinement in the United States during the early Cold War. Despite persistent government ... More


The Vienna–London Connection, 1932–36

Louis Rose

in Psychology, Art, and Antifascism: Ernst Kris, E. H. Gombrich, and the Politics of Caricature

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300221473
eISBN:
9780300224252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300221473.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines how Kris organized the Daumier exhibition from the spring of 1935 to the autumn of 1936—the period coinciding with the inception and rise of the Popular Front movement in ... More


A Mirror Image: Anticommunists and Antifascists

Alex Goodall

in Loyalty and Liberty: American Countersubversion from World War I to the McCarthy Era

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038037
eISBN:
9780252095313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038037.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explains how as a chaotic product of political realignment, the mirrored antifascist countersubversion that emerged in the 1930s strengthened the New Deal reform project and forced ... More


The Big Truth: The New Anticommunist Politics

Alex Goodall

in Loyalty and Liberty: American Countersubversion from World War I to the McCarthy Era

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038037
eISBN:
9780252095313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038037.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores how many of the radical and anti-interventionist critics of the New Deal had been silenced by a wave of loyalty campaigns that marked the culmination of more than a decade's ... More


Remembering the Concentration Camps: Aleksander Kulisiewicz and His Concerts of Prisoners’ Songs in the Federal Republic of Germany

Barbara Milewski

in Dislocated Memories: Jews, Music, and Postwar German Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199367481
eISBN:
9780199367504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199367481.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, Western

This chapter considers the performances of Aleksander Kulisiewicz, a Polish political prisoner who composed and collected songs in the Sachsenhausen concentration camp. In the 1960s and 1970s, he ... More


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