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Hammer and hoe : Alabama Communists during the Great Depression

Author: Robin D G Kelley
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©1990.
Series: Fred W. Morrison series in Southern studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Hammer and Hoe documents the efforts of the Alabama Communist Party and its allies to secure racial, economic, and political reforms. Sensitive to the complexities of gender, race, culture, and class without compromising the political narrative, Robin Kelley here illuminates one of the most unique and lest understood radical movements in American History.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kelley, Robin D.G.
Hammer and hoe.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©1990
(OCoLC)654154405
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robin D G Kelley
ISBN: 0807819212 9780807819210 0807842885 9780807842881
OCLC Number: 21375935
Description: xxiii, 369 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. An invisible army: jobs, relief, and the birth of a movement --
2. In Egyptland: the share croppers' union --
3. Organize or starve! : communists, labor, and antiracial violence --
4. In the heart of the trouble : race, sex, and the ILD --
5. Negroes ain' Black-but Red! : Black communists and the culture of opposition --
6. The road to legality : the popular front in Birmingham, 1935-1937 --
7. The CIO's in Dixie! --
8. Old slaves, new deal : communists and the WPA --
9. The popular front in rural Alabama --
10. The democratic front --
11. The march of southern youth! --
Epilogue. Fade to Black : the invisible army in war, revolution, and beyond.
Series Title: Fred W. Morrison series in Southern studies.
Responsibility: Robin D.G. Kelley.

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Between 1929 and 1941, the Communist Party organized and led a radical, militantly antiracist movement in Alabama -- the centre of Party activity in the Depression South. Hammer and Hoe documents the  Read more...

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