The Resource How social movements die : repression and demobilization of the Republic of New Africa, Christian Davenport

How social movements die : repression and demobilization of the Republic of New Africa, Christian Davenport

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How social movements die : repression and demobilization of the Republic of New Africa
Title
How social movements die
Title remainder
repression and demobilization of the Republic of New Africa
Statement of responsibility
Christian Davenport
Title variation
Repression and demobilization of the Republic of New Africa
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Met any American communists lately? Between 1919 and the late 1950s, the Communist Party of the United States of America (CP-USA) engaged in a wide variety of challenges directed against the U.S. government and its economic system. Because of this, many aspects of the organization became well known to the American public. Indeed, in their day, the names of the organizational leadership (i.e., William Foster, Earl Browder and Eugene Dennis) were as popular as any at the time. Bent on dramatically transforming US political-economic relations, the Party attempted to raise awareness regarding the evils of the American political-economic system and engage in numerous struggles against it. The activities put forth toward these ends were as numerous as they were varied, from editorials to unionization to political campaigns to mass protests"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
323.1196/0730904
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E185.615
LC item number
.D3837 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Cambridge studies in contentious politics
Label
How social movements die : repression and demobilization of the Republic of New Africa, Christian Davenport
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Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 321-334) and index
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volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Part I. Theory. Killing social movements from the outside or the inside ; Killing social movements from the outside and the inside -- Part II. Case. Repression and Red squads ; Record keeping and data collection -- Part III. Origins. We shall overcome? From GOAL to the Freedom Now Party ; We shall overthow! From the Malcolm X Society to the Republic of New Africa -- Part IV. Examination. Birth of a black nation ; To Ocean Hill-Brownsville and B(l)ack ; New Bethel and the end of the beginning ; When separatists separate ; Mississippi: The last stand(off) -- Part V. Conclusion. Understanding the death of social movement organization
Control code
881721192
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xvii, 346 pages
Isbn
9781107041493
Lccn
2014022609
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other control number
40024490405
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn881721192
  • (OCoLC)881721192

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