The Resource Red, black, white : the Alabama Communist Party, 1930-1950, Mary Stanton, (electronic resource)

Red, black, white : the Alabama Communist Party, 1930-1950, Mary Stanton, (electronic resource)

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Red, black, white : the Alabama Communist Party, 1930-1950
Title
Red, black, white
Title remainder
the Alabama Communist Party, 1930-1950
Statement of responsibility
Mary Stanton
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Language
eng
Summary
Red, Black, White is the first narrative history of the American communist movement in the South during the 1930s. Written from the perspective of the district 17 (CPUSA) Reds who worked primarily in Alabama, it acquaints a new generation with the impact of the Great Depression on postwar black and white, young and old, urban and rural Americans. After the Scottsboro story broke on March 25, 1931, it was open season for old-fashioned lynchings, legal (courtroom) lynchings, and mob murder. In Alabama alone, twenty black men were known to have been murdered, and countless others, women included, were beaten, disabled, jailed, 'disappeared,' or had their lives otherwise ruined between March 1931 and September 1935. In this collective biography, Mary Stanton-a noted chronicler of the left and of social justice movements in the South-explores the resources available to Depression-era Reds before the advent of the New Deal or the modern civil rights movement. What emerges from this narrative is a meaningful criterion by which to evaluate the Reds' accomplishments. Through seven cases of the CPUSA (district 17) activity in the South, Stanton covers tortured notions of loyalty and betrayal, the cult of white southern womanhood, Christianity in all its iterations, and the scapegoating of African Americans, Jews, and communists. Yet this still is a story of how these groups fought back, and fought together, for social justice and change in a fractured region
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Midwest
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1946-
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Stanton, Mary
Dewey number
324.2761/07509043
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Communist Party of the United States of America
  • Communism
  • Communism
  • Communists
  • Communists
  • Electronic books
  • Lynching
  • Lynching
  • Alabama
  • Southern States
Target audience
adult
Label
Red, black, white : the Alabama Communist Party, 1930-1950, Mary Stanton, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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9780820356150
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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12619107
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MWT12619107
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remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Red, black, white : the Alabama Communist Party, 1930-1950, Mary Stanton, (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
9780820356150
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
12619107
Publisher number
MWT12619107
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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