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The World in a City: Multiethnic Radicalism in Early Twentieth-Century Los Angeles

David M. Struthers

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042478
eISBN:
9780252051319
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042478.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book examines interracial labor and radical organizing in Los Angeles, California, and the United States/Mexico borderlands between 1900 and 1930. Domestic and transnational migration to Los ... More


Drift: Illicit Mobility and Uncertain Knowledge

Jeff Ferrell

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520295544
eISBN:
9780520968271
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295544.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This is a book about drift and drifters—about the ways in which dislocation and disorientation can become phenomena in their own right. Locating drift within social, political, and spatial theory, ... More


Spanish-speaking Anarchists in the United States: The Newspaper Cultura Obrera and Its Transnational Networks (1911–1927)

Susana Sueiro Seoane

in Writing Revolution: Hispanic Anarchism in the United States

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042744
eISBN:
9780252051609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042744.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter analyzes Cultura Obrera (Labor Culture), published in New York City from 1911 to 1927. Pedro Esteve, the primary editor, gave expression to his ideas in this newspaper and while it ... More


Spanish Firemen and Maritime Syndicalism, 1902–1940

Jon Bekken and Mario Martín Revellado

in Writing Revolution: Hispanic Anarchism in the United States

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042744
eISBN:
9780252051609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042744.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter describes how Spanish firemen and Hispanic anarcho-syndicalists built a strong presence in the maritime industry in the opening decades of the twentieth century. They exchanged ... More


The Southern Key: Class, Race, and Radicalism in the 1930s and 1940s

Michael Goldfield

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190079321
eISBN:
9780190079352
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190079321.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History, American History: 20th Century

The South is today, as it always has been, the key to understanding American society, its politics, its constitutional anomalies and government structure, its culture, its social relations, its music ... More


Communism, Civil Liberties, and the Red Scare

Jennifer Luff

in Commonsense Anticommunism: Labor and Civil Liberties between the World Wars

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835418
eISBN:
9781469601717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869895_luff.8
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter examines the role of the American Federation of Labor (AFL) in the Red Scare. Following the general strike of radical workers and the explosion of bombs in eight different cities in ... More


Organizing Mobile workers

David M. Struthers

in The World in a City: Multiethnic Radicalism in Early Twentieth-Century Los Angeles

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042478
eISBN:
9780252051319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042478.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In 1909 the California State Federation of Labor (CSFL) voted to direct resources toward organizing migrant workers within a new branch of American Federation of Labor (AFL) affiliated United ... More


A Culture of Affinity

David M. Struthers

in The World in a City: Multiethnic Radicalism in Early Twentieth-Century Los Angeles

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042478
eISBN:
9780252051319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042478.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), Partido Liberal Mexicano (PLM), and unaffiliated anarchists and sympathizers contributed to a multicentered local movement in Los Angeles between 1911 and ... More


The Contours of Repression

David M. Struthers

in The World in a City: Multiethnic Radicalism in Early Twentieth-Century Los Angeles

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042478
eISBN:
9780252051319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042478.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the World War One period in which the federal, state, and local governments in the United States, in addition to non-state actors, created one of the most severe eras of ... More


Regeneration, decline, and Reordering The Left

David M. Struthers

in The World in a City: Multiethnic Radicalism in Early Twentieth-Century Los Angeles

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042478
eISBN:
9780252051319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042478.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the reemergence of the anarchist and syndicalist movements in Los Angeles after World War I. This took place against the backdrop of the Russian Revolution in 1917 and then the ... More


Hobo History

Jeff Ferrell

in Drift: Illicit Mobility and Uncertain Knowledge

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520295544
eISBN:
9780520968271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295544.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter begins by exploring the concept and practice of vagrancy, tracing the historical evolution of vagrancy laws, their twined illegalities of poverty and mobility, and their relevance in the ... More


Subversive Santiago: July 19, 1920

Raymond B. Craib

in The Cry of the Renegade: Politics and Poetry in Interwar Chile

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190241353
eISBN:
9780190241384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190241353.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History, History of Ideas

This chapter examines the efforts on the part of the government, in the wake of the attacks on the FECh, to identify and prosecute alleged subversives. The chapter introduces readers to José ... More


The Comic Book Conditions of Chicago Surrealism

Joanna Pawlik

in Surrealism, Science Fiction and Comics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381434
eISBN:
9781781382387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381434.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

‘Without comics,’ wrote Franklin Rosemont, ‘Surrealism would be very different from what it is in the US today,’ indicating the privileged role of the genre in Chicago Surrealism’s narrative of its ... More


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