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The secret world of American communism

Author: Harvey Klehr; John Earl Haynes; Fridrikh Igorevich Firsov
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©1995.
Series: Annals of Communism.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For the first time, the hidden world of American communism can be examined with the help of documents from the recently opened archives of the former Soviet Union. An engrossing narrative places the documents in their historical context and explains key figures, organizations, and events.
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Genre/Form: History
Sources
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harvey Klehr; John Earl Haynes; Fridrikh Igorevich Firsov
ISBN: 0300061838 9780300061833 0300068557 9780300068559
OCLC Number: 30779937
Description: xxxii, 348 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: List of documents reproduced in facsimile --
A note on the documents --
Glossary of individuals and organizations --
Chronology of American Communism --
Background --
Clandestine habits : the 1920s and the early 1930s --
The secret apparatus of the CPUSA : the early years --
The secret apparatus branches out --
Other faces of the secret world --
The American Communist Party, the secret apparatus, and the NKVD --
The American Communist underground fights World War II --
Soviet intelligence and American Communists, 1942-1945 --
Conclusion --
Appendix A : The archival record --
Appendix B : Organization of the American Communist Party --
Selected readings.
Series Title: Annals of Communism.
Responsibility: Harvey Klehr, John Earl Haynes, and Fridrikh Igorevich Firsov; Russian documents translated by Timothy D. Sergay.
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