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The Resource The cause that failed : communism in American political life, Guenter Lewy, (electronic resource)

The cause that failed : communism in American political life, Guenter Lewy, (electronic resource)

Label
The cause that failed : communism in American political life
Title
The cause that failed
Title remainder
communism in American political life
Statement of responsibility
Guenter Lewy
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
From a height of almost 100,000 members during the Depression, when politicians, workers, and intellectuals were drawn into its orbit, the American Communist Party has descended into irrelevance and isolation, failing even to run a presidential candidate in 1988. Indeed, as Guenter Lewy writes in this critical account of American Communism, despite decades of feverish activity and ferocious discipline, it was a cause doomed to fail from the very beginning. In The Cause that Failed, Lewy offers an incisive narrative of the American Communist Party from the days of John Reed to the advent of gla
Action
digitized
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1923-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lewy, Guenter
Dewey number
324.273/75/08
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Communist Party of the United States of America
  • Communist Party of the United States
  • Communist Party of the United States of America
  • Communism
  • United States
  • United States
  • USA
Label
The cause that failed : communism in American political life, Guenter Lewy, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 309-345) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
1: History of an encounter -- Early years: isolation and internal strife -- Progressives, socialists, and the united front -- The theory and practice of front organizations -- The "red decade" -- World War II: demise and rebirth of the popular front -- Liberal anticommunism during the Cold War era -- The revival of anti-anticommunism -- 2: Organizational response: cooperation with, acceptance or exclusion of Communists -- The American civil liberties union through changing times -- The peace movement: the difficulty of learning from experience -- The travail of progressivism -- The committee of a sane nuclear policy: from center to left -- The nonexclusionary policy triumphant: SDS and the movement against the Vietnam War -- 3: American Communism today -- The old left-new left Nexus -- Retrospect and outlook
Control code
ocn729246431
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 359 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199874293
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)729246431
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
The cause that failed : communism in American political life, Guenter Lewy, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 309-345) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
1: History of an encounter -- Early years: isolation and internal strife -- Progressives, socialists, and the united front -- The theory and practice of front organizations -- The "red decade" -- World War II: demise and rebirth of the popular front -- Liberal anticommunism during the Cold War era -- The revival of anti-anticommunism -- 2: Organizational response: cooperation with, acceptance or exclusion of Communists -- The American civil liberties union through changing times -- The peace movement: the difficulty of learning from experience -- The travail of progressivism -- The committee of a sane nuclear policy: from center to left -- The nonexclusionary policy triumphant: SDS and the movement against the Vietnam War -- 3: American Communism today -- The old left-new left Nexus -- Retrospect and outlook
Control code
ocn729246431
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 359 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199874293
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)729246431
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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