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Communists in Harlem During the Depression

Mark Naison

Communists in Harlem During the Depression

by Mark Naison

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Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages384
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12026832M
ISBN 101555845002
ISBN 109781555845001

He is the author of White Boy: A Memoir (Temple University Press, ), Communists in Harlem During the Depression (University of Illinois Press, ), co-author of The Tenant Movement in New York City, (Rutgers University Press, ), and the author of several articles on African-American culture and contemporary urban issues. James W. “Jim” Ford (Decem – ) was an activist and politician, the Vice-Presidential candidate for the Communist Party USA in , , and A party organizer born in Alabama and living in New York City, Ford was the first African American to run on a .

  The novel, which focuses on Harlem during the Great Depression, was found by Jean-Christophe Cloutier in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at Columbia in when Cloutier was sorting through.   Organizing against racism during the Great Depression. Communists in Harlem. Febru WITH THE republication of Mark Naison’s book Communists in Harlem During the Depression (University of Illinois Press, ), a new generation of socialists will have the opportunity to learn the lessons of Communist Party’s (CP) antiracist organizing in the s.

The book's about a guy who discovers his identity as a black man through his relationship with Harlem and the rest of NYC. So, to say the least, the intricacies of Harlem and city life in general play a huge part in the novel, just like they did in the happenings of the Harlem Renaissance. Mark Naison. Communists in Harlem During the Depression. (New York: Grove Press, Inc. ) xxi, pp., $ paper. The Communist Party and its relationship to blacks in the United States is a difficult subject to fully research. Necessary critical informa­ tion must lie Author: Jordan.


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Communists in Harlem During the Depression by Mark Naison Download PDF EPUB FB2

this book was very educational. i knew a lot of the broad strokes from more general surveys on black and communist/socialist organizing in the US but this book gave very good specifics on the campaigns and strategies on the ground of the cp in harlem.

and it is a period that communists/socialists can be proud of. as the history shows, the cp was the only predominately white /5.

No socialist organization has ever had a more profound effect on black life than the Communist Party did in Harlem during the Depression. Mark Naison describes how the party won the early endorsement of such people as Adam Clayton Powell Jr. and how its support of racial equality and integration impressed black intellectuals, including Richard Wright, Langston Hughes, and Paul Cited by: Book is in typical used-Good Condition.

Will show signs of wear to cover and/or pages. There may be underlining, highlighting, and or writing. May not include supplemental items (like discs, access codes, dust jacket, etc).

Will be a good Reading copy. COMMUNISTS IN HARLEM DURING DEPRESSION (EVERGREEN BOOK) By Mark Naison. WITH THE republication of Mark Naison's book Communists in Harlem During the Depression (University of Illinois Press, ), a new generation of socialists will have the opportunity to learn the.

Fordham historian Naison's dissertation, from which this is derived, has already contributed to the new, more positive assessment of black Communism; of the Harlem CP, he writes unequivocally: ""no socialist organization before or since has touched the life of an Afro-American community so profoundly."" The obstacles were massive.

Few blacks were attracted to socialism, and fewer originally to. Communists in Harlem during the depression. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Mark D Naison.

Communists in Harlem during the Depression Awards and Recognition: Winner of the Ralph Bunche Award, American Political Science Association, The origins and impact of America's black Left.

No socialist organization has ever had a more profound effect on black life than the Communist Party did in Harlem during the Depression.

Communists in Harlem during the depression (Evergreen book) [Naison, Mark] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Communists in Harlem during the depression (Evergreen book)5/5(1). Get this from a library. Communists in Harlem during the depression. [Mark D Naison] -- "No socialist organization has ever had a more profound effect on black life than the Communist Party did in Harlem during the Depression.

Even though the Harlem Communist Party boasted less than two. Communists in Harlem During the Depression. Author: Mark Naison ISBN: Publisher: Grove Press Publish Date: Subjects. This book is available in the following Community Centers: Raza Recource Centro (Location: Wall C, Shelf 5).

Robin Kelley, Hammer and Hoe: Alabama Communists During the Great Depression (Chapel Hill, ), p. Carter, op. cit., p. Kelley, op. cit., p. Ibid., p. Material for this section comes from Kelley, Hammer and Hoe, except where indicated.

Kelley’s book on the CP in Alabama and Naison’s book on the CP in Harlem are by far the. Naison, Mark, Communists in Harlem during the Depression, ISBN Robinson, Cedric J., Black Marxism: The Making of the Black Radical Tradition, ISBN Solomon, Mark, The Cry Was Unity: Communists and African Americans, –36, ISBN See also.

African Blood Brotherhood; Claudia Jones; Triple oppression. Communists in Harlem During the Depression. Author: Mark Naison ISBN: Examines the origins of the party in Harlem, discusses the Scottsboro Case, the Popular Front, and the National Negro Congress, and assesses the party's influence.

This book is available in the following Community Centers: Cross-Cultural Center (Location. Mark Naison, author of Communists in Harlem During the Depression. Robin Kelley writes an account that beautifully balances culture, government, economics, and ideology. Nell Irvin Painter, Princeton University.

Should serve as a model for historians seeking to recapture the untold story of other southern radicals during the : $   Host Michel Martin speaks with historian Robin Kelley about his book "Hammer and Hoe: Alabama Communists During the Great Depression" about how the communist party tried to secure racial, economic.

xxi, p. ; 24 cm. Reds, racial justice, and civil liberties: Michigan Communists during the Cold War / Edward C. Pintzuk.

JK C52 M Communists in Harlem during the depression / Mark Naison. Mark Naison, who directs the urban studies program at Fordham University, gives us the details in ''Communists in Harlem During the Depression,'' a scholarly work distinguished by.

Mark Naison's Communists in Harlem During the Depression, goes far in exploring the social and economic life of Harlem, but it is constrained by its topic from presenting a full picture of Harlem during this critical decade.

"Or Does It Explode?" then provides the fullest account of Harlem during the s. Hammer and Hoe is a fascinating investigation of the deep radical organizing history of The South. Kelly focuses his research on Alabama during the Great Depression, a setting that today may seem politically backwards and docile, but was actually engaged in a great political struggle between labor organizers, liberals, the KKK, the police /5.

Book Description: A groundbreaking contribution to the history of the "long Civil Rights movement,"Hammer and Hoetells the story of how, during the s and 40s, Communists took on Alabama's repressive, racist police state to fight for economic justice, civil and political rights, and racial Alabama Communist Party was made up of working people without a Euro-American .Harvey Klehr, Heyday of American Communism, Basic Books.

Mark Naison, Communists in Harlem During the Great Depression, University of Illinois. Maurice Isserman, Which Side Were You On?, Wesleyan University Press. For 15 years, beginning early in the Great Depression of the s, the Communist Party USA (CPUSA) was the dominant force on the U.S. left and a major force in U.S.

.It is ironic that Theodore Draper, one of the first people I turned to for advice when launching an investigation of Communist racial policies, should present such a caricature of the main arguments in my book, Communists in Harlem During the Depression.