‘Immigrants Against the State: Yiddish and Italian Anarchism in America’

Jul 07, 2018 101

BY: Eric A. Gordon

Kenyon Zimmer, assistant professor of history at the University of Texas at Arlington, has written a comprehensive treatment of the American anarchist movement. It is a volume in the series Working Class in American History, edited by a team of renowned scholars.

His six chapters, plus an introduction and conclusion, are dense concentrations of personalities, dates, publications and editors, exclusionary laws, red scares and deportations, relationships with other ideologies in their national communities (such as Zionism or fascism), and with other tendencies on the left—socialism, the syndicalism of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), unionism, and later, communism.

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SOURCE: https://www.peoplesworld.org/

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