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Anticommunism and the African American Freedom Movement: "Another Side of the Story" (Contemporary Black History)
The original essays in this book highlight the destructive impact of McCarthyism on the African American Freedom Movement. Recovering little-known stories of black radical activism, they challenge the idea that the Cold War was, on balance, beneficial to the movement. The book emphasizes what was lost when anticommunism forced the movement to submerge broader issues of eco ...more
Paperback, 272 pages
Published April 15th 2011 by Palgrave Macmillan
(first published April 28th 2009)
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Robbie Lieberman received her Ph.D. from the University of Michigan in 1984. She has taught at Southern Illinois University since 1991, where she is Professor of History. A specialist in recent U.S. history, her particular areas of interest include war and peace, social movements, and music.More about Robbie Lieberman...
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