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Anti-communist minorities in the U.S. : political activism of ethnic refugees

Author: Ieva Zake; Palgrave Connect (Online service)
Publisher: New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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This volume takes a completely new look at two controversial topics: American anti-Communism and the Cold War. First, it reveals the little known history of anti-Communism in the US from the point of view of ethnic refugee/émigré groups, and also offers insight into the lives of minority groups that have hitherto not received scholarly attention, often due to their politically controversial position. The book  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Anti-communist minorities in the U.S.
New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009
(DLC) 2008045304
(OCoLC)265733679
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ieva Zake; Palgrave Connect (Online service)
ISBN: 9780230621596 0230621597 0230606814 9780230606814 9781349374199 1349374199
OCLC Number: 427853280
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 278 pages) : illustrations
Contents: The Polish American Congress, Polish Americans, and the politics of anti-Communism / Donald Pienkos --
Fighting Moscow from afar : Ukrainian Americans and the Evil Empire / Myron B. Kuropas --
The American Armenians' Cold War : the divided response to Soviet Armenia / Benjamin F. Alexander --
One goal, many paths : internal and external struggles of the Hungarian émigrés / Judith Fai-Podlipnik --
The highs and lows of Czech and Slovak émigré activism / Prokop Tomek --
Multiple fronts of the cold war : ethnic anti-communism of Latvian émigrés / Ieva Zake --
Small, but vociferous : Bulgarian ethnic anti-communist groups / Vasil Paraskevov --
"The voice of the silenced peoples" : the assembly of captive European nations / Anna Mazurkiewicz --
"Better dead than red" : anti-communist politics among Vietnamese Americans / C.N. Le --
Hmong anti-communism at home and abroad / Chia Youyee Vang --
Conflict and cooperation : Cuban exile anti-communism and the United States, 1960-2000 / Jessica Gibbs and Alex Goodall.
Responsibility: edited by Ieva Zake.
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