In his study of the history of countersubversion in the United States from 1917 to 1948, Alex Goodall offers a definition of his subject as something engaged in by "those people who argued it was necessary to defend the political system from covert threats." (3) He considers the grand sweep of American politics and political culture as he traces "three broad stands of countersubversive politics: antiradicalism
, antifascism, and anticommunism" across three decades.
and xenophobia blended with his traditional Victorian moralism and inspired his quest to serve as a public watchdog guarding against all forms of licentiousness.
However, they used this legacy to their advantage, presenting antiradicalism
as the logical extension of their longstanding concern for women and children.
Although Holcomb does not investigate the available Russian-language sources (as Baldwin, for example, does), his book is the first literary study of McKay to consider in detail McKay's FBI files, which until now had been known primarily through the work of historians of American antiradicalism
such as Theodore Kornweibel.
Influenced by the surge of antiradicalism
within the General Federation during the 1920s, the GFWC emerged from World War II embracing neither a wholly conservative nor a wholly liberal agenda.
Nancy MacLean, Behind the Mask of Chivalry (New York: Oxford University Press, 1994): Kim Nielsen, Un-American Womanhood: Antiradicalism
, Antifeminism, and the First Red Scare (Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 2001); Rebecca Klatch, Women of the New Right (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1988).
Told through the eyes of a Southern radical, it carries a message that racism, sexism, new and old forms of antiradicalism
, and various forms of repression and war are all interrelated parts of the same invidious system and must all be fought.
Mitchell Palmer set up the antiradicalism
division of the Justice Department and instituted raids against radical organizations across the country, he directly linked labor activism, political radicalism, and foreignness.
Un-American Womanhood: Antiradicalism
, Antifeminism and the First Red Scare.
During the war, antiradicalism
was as virulent as ever.
13) Robert Zieger--for their antiradicalism
, among other things.
This was the highly constructive brand of antiradicalism
that Zechariah Chafee brought to his defense of free speech.(3)