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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


Death to Fascism: Louis Adamic's Fight for Democracy

John P. Enyeart

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042508
eISBN:
9780252051357
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042508.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Death to Fascism focuses on how social justice immigrant activist Louis Adamic went from being a Slovenian peasant to leading a coalition that included black intellectuals and journalists, ... 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


The Left Needs Rhythm: Popular Front Poetry, Antifascism, and the Counterarchives of Modernism

Sarah Ehlers

in Left of Poetry: Depression America and the Formation of Modern Poetics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469651286
eISBN:
9781469651309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651286.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter considers the role of the archive in left literary studies through a recovery of Jewish-American communist poet Martha Millet. Specifically, it uses Millet’s work to trace a history and ... More


The Moment of Liberation in Western Europe: Power Struggles and Rebellions, 1943-1948

Gerd-Rainer Horn

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780199587919
eISBN:
9780191880001
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199587919.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

The moment of liberation in Western Europe, 1943-1948, regards the final two years of World War II and the immediate post-liberation period as a moment in twentieth century history, when the shape ... 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


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


At the Belgrade Fairgrounds

Jelena Subotić

in Yellow Star, Red Star: Holocaust Remembrance after Communism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501742408
eISBN:
9781501742415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501742408.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter reveals that Holocaust remembrance in Serbia was never really about the Holocaust. During socialist Yugoslavia, Holocaust remembrance was placed within a larger narrative of Yugoslav ... More


Introduction

John P. Enyeart

in Death to Fascism: Louis Adamic's Fight for Democracy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042508
eISBN:
9780252051357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042508.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The introduction provides an overview of the book, defines key concepts, and introduces readers to this once famous now forgotten author.


Liberating “Shadow” America: Antifascism, Pluralism, and Democracy, 1932–39

John P. Enyeart

in Death to Fascism: Louis Adamic's Fight for Democracy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042508
eISBN:
9780252051357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042508.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 2 traces Louis Adamic’s emergence as a leader in the antifascist vanguard. By the mid-1930s, Adamic proclaimed that the United States was ripe for fascist exploitation and pointed to the ... More


Smrt Fašizmu, Svoboda Narodu!: The Life of a Diasporic Leader, 1939–45

John P. Enyeart

in Death to Fascism: Louis Adamic's Fight for Democracy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042508
eISBN:
9780252051357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042508.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 3 focuses on Louis Adamic’s diasporic politics during World War II. He organized groups of South Slavic ethnics to pressure the US government and citizenry to support Josip Broz Tito’s ... More


“Peace as a World Race Problem”: The Anti-imperialist in an Anticommunist World, 1944–48

John P. Enyeart

in Death to Fascism: Louis Adamic's Fight for Democracy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042508
eISBN:
9780252051357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042508.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

At the end of World War II, Louis Adamic joined other antifascists in arguing that although the Axis Powers would be defeated, its fascist ethic would live on. A true democratic victory included ... More


Anticommunists and Death Narratives

John P. Enyeart

in Death to Fascism: Louis Adamic's Fight for Democracy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042508
eISBN:
9780252051357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042508.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 5 focuses on how anticommunists used Adamic’s death, which the coroner ruled a suicide, to claim that Stalin murdered him. Anticommunists collectively constructed a version of his life ... More


Epilogue: Antifascism Today

John P. Enyeart

in Death to Fascism: Louis Adamic's Fight for Democracy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042508
eISBN:
9780252051357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042508.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The epilogue connects discussions of antifascism today to Adamic, including Antifa. It points to the Black Lives Matter movement as building on the legacy of antifascism. It also highlights the fact ... 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


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


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


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