The Resource Hammer and hoe : Alabama Communists during the Great Depression, Robin D.G. Kelley, (electronic resource)

Hammer and hoe : Alabama Communists during the Great Depression, Robin D.G. Kelley, (electronic resource)

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Hammer and hoe : Alabama Communists during the Great Depression
Title
Hammer and hoe
Title remainder
Alabama Communists during the Great Depression
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Robin D.G. Kelley
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Language
eng
Summary
A groundbreaking contribution to the history of the "long Civil Rights movement," Hammer and Hoe tells the story of how, during the 1930s and 40s, Communists took on Alabama's repressive, racist police state to fight for economic justice, civil and political rights, and racial equality. The Alabama Communist Party was made up of working people without a Euro-American radical political tradition: devoutly religious and semiliterate black laborers and sharecroppers, and a handful of whites, including unemployed industrial workers, housewives, youth, and renegade liberals. In this book, Robin D. G. Kelley reveals how the experiences and identities of these people from Alabama's farms, factories, mines, kitchens, and city streets shaped the Party's tactics and unique political culture. The result was a remarkably resilient movement forged in a racist world that had little tolerance for radicals.After discussing the book's origins and impact in a new preface written for this twenty-fifth-anniversary edition, Kelley reflects on what a militantly antiracist, radical movement in the heart of Dixie might teach contemporary social movements confronting rampant inequality, police violence, mass incarceration, and neoliberalism
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Kelley, Robin D. G
Dewey number
324.761/07509043
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Communism
  • Communists
  • Depressions
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
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Hammer and hoe : Alabama Communists during the Great Depression, Robin D.G. Kelley, (electronic resource)
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781469625492
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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11718374
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MWT11718374
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Hammer and hoe : Alabama Communists during the Great Depression, Robin D.G. Kelley, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781469625492
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
11718374
Publisher number
MWT11718374
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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