Remembering Cable Street: Fascism and Anti-fascism in British Society

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Antony Robin Jeremy Kushner, Nadia Valman
Vallentine Mitchell, 1998 - History - 288 pages
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Remembering Cable Street presents challenging new research on the 1936 confrontation between the police, fascists, and anti-fascists in London's Jewish neighbourhood, and its impact on British society. The collection includes chapters on the political, social and cultural history of Cable Street, looking at the diversity of Jewish responses in London and Manchester, fascist perceptions and representations of Cable Street, the role of gender, and the cultural memory of 'the Battle of Cable Street'.

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Contents

Fascist Perceptions of Cable Street Thomas P Linehan
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Women and Fascism in the East End Julie Gottlieb
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But What Did They
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About the author (1998)

Playwright Tony Kushner was born in New York City and raised in Louisiana. In addition to his plays, Kushner teaches at New York University and has co-written an opera with Bobby McFerrin. Kushner is best known for Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes, a two-part seven-hour play that has won many awards (two Tony Awards, a Pulitzer Prize, two Drama Desk Awards, the Evening Standard Award, the New York Critics Circle Award, and the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award). It was also selected one of the ten best plays of the 20th century by London's Royal National Theatre.

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