Japanese and Chinese immigrant activists : organizing in American and international Communist movements, 1919-1933 (Book, 2007) [WorldCat.org]
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Japanese and Chinese immigrant activists : organizing in American and international Communist movements, 1919-1933

Author: Josephine Fowler
Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Japanese and Chinese immigrants in the United States have traditionally been characterized as hard workers who are hesitant to involve themselves in labor disputes or radical activism. How then does one explain the labor and Communist organizations in the Asian immigrant communities that existed from coast to coast between 1919 and 1933? Their organizers and members have been, until now, largely absent from the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Fowler, Josephine.
Japanese and Chinese immigrant activists.
New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©2007
(OCoLC)608023685
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Josephine Fowler
ISBN: 0813540402 9780813540405 0813540410 9780813540412
OCLC Number: 71812687
Description: xiv, 272 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Contents: Origins and beginnings --
Historical background --
Study groups, the Oriental Branch, and "hands-off China" demonstrations --
From the top down --
"The red capital of the great bolshevik republic" --
Advancing bolshevism from Moscow outward and back and forth across the Pacific --
From the bottom up --
From East to West and West to East --
Left-wing Chinese immigrant activists --
Chinese workers in America --
Formation of the Oriental Branch of the ILD.
Other Titles: Japanese & Chinese immigrant activists
Responsibility: Josephine Fowler.
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Provides an account of Japanese and Chinese immigrant radicalism inside the United States and across the Pacific. This book shows how pressures from the Comintern for various sub-groups of the party  Read more...

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This meticulously researched volume illuminates the workings of the Communist movement among Asians in America and abroad in the twentieth century. Fowler's contributions will provide a critical Read more...

 
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