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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
Title
Commonsense anticommunism
Title remainder
labor and civil liberties between the world wars
Statement of responsibility
Jennifer Luff
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
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
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Luff, Jennifer
Dewey number
335.43097309041
Index
index present
LC call number
HX89 .L84 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • McCarthy, Joseph
  • American Federation of Labor
  • Communism
  • United States
  • Anti-communist movements
  • McCarthy, Joseph
  • McCarthy, Joseph
  • American Federation of Labor
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • HISTORY
  • Anti-communist movements
  • Communism
  • Politics and government
  • United States
Label
Commonsense anticommunism : labor and civil liberties between the world wars, Jennifer Luff
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-280) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
792684553
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 288 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780807869895
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt62xnf
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)792684553
Label
Commonsense anticommunism : labor and civil liberties between the world wars, Jennifer Luff
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-280) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
792684553
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 288 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780807869895
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt62xnf
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)792684553

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