Journals Higher Education



Published: 28 February 2014

256 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719091216

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Fighting fascism: the British Left and the rise of fascism, 1919-39

Keith Hodgson

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Newly available in paperback
  • The first wide-ranging analysis of the British left's response to fascism in the inter-war period
  • Covers the Labour Party and its left-wing, the Trades Union Congress, the Communist Party of Great Britain and the early British Trotskyist movement
  • Integrates the left's views on fascism into current debates, challenging contemporary thinking
  • Contains extracts from interviews with the late Jack Jones, regarding his time in the Labour Party in the 1930s, his anti-fascist activism in Britain and his time serving with the International Brigades in Spain

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