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The Resource Commonsense anticommunism : labor and civil liberties between the world wars, Jennifer Luff

Commonsense anticommunism : labor and civil liberties between the world wars, Jennifer Luff

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Commonsense anticommunism : labor and civil liberties between the world wars
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Commonsense anticommunism
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labor and civil liberties between the world wars
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Jennifer Luff
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eng
Summary
Between the Great War and Pearl Harbor, conservative labor leaders declared themselves America's "first line of defense" against Communism. In this surprising account, Jennifer Luff shows how the American Federation of Labor fanned popular anticommunism but defended Communists' civil liberties in the aftermath of the 1919 Red Scare. The AFL's "commonsense anticommunism," she argues, steered a middle course between the American Legion and the ACLU, helping to check campaigns for federal sedition laws. But in the 1930s, frustration with the New Dealorder led labor conservatives to redbait the Ro
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index present
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non fiction
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  • bibliography
Commonsense anticommunism : labor and civil liberties between the world wars, Jennifer Luff
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Commonsense anticommunism : labor and civil liberties between the world wars, Jennifer Luff
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.5149/9780807869895_luff
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-280) and index
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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text
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Contents
  • Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; PART I. The AFL and the Origins of Modern Civil Liberties; 1. Labor and Liberties: The American Federation of Labor, 1886-1915; 2. Spycraft and Statecraft: Surveillance before the Great War; 3. Sedition and Civil Liberties: The AFL during World War I; PART II. Becoming Commonsense Anticommunists; 4. Communism, Civil Liberties, and the Red Scare; 5. Secrecy and Surveillance: Anticommunism and the Bureau of Investigation; 6. Surveillance Scandals and the Downfall of the Bureau of Investigation
  • PART III. From Commonsense Anticommunism to Red-baiting7. Commonsense Anticommunism and Civil Liberties; 8. Labor's Counter-Reformation: The American Federation of Labor and the End of Reform; 9. Anticommunism, the Dies Committee, and Espionage; 10. Labor's Red Scare: The AFL and the Architecture of Anticommunism, 1939-1941; Epilogue; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W
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1 online resource (303 pages)
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online
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9781469601717
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c
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