Not Just Economics but Politics as Well: Trade Unions, Labour Movement Activists and Anti-Fascist Protests, 1945-51

Renton, David
June 2000
Labour History Review;Summer2000, Vol. 65 Issue 2, p166
Academic Journal
Chronicles the social history of anti-fascism in Great Britain. Economic campaigns and the political struggles of the Communist Party of Great Britain; Emergence of the anti-fascist campaign of 1945-51 in response to a brief revival in the fortunes of British fascism; Analysis of letters and petitions of protest against fascism; Involvement of labor movement activists.


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