The Secret World of American Communism

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Yale University Press, Sep 1, 1996 - History - 348 pages
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The hidden world of American communism can now be examined with the help of documents from the recently opened archives of the former Soviet Union. Interweaving narrative and documents, the authors of this book present a convincing new picture of the Communist Part of the the United States of America (CPUSA), providing proof that it was involved in espionage and other subversive activitives. 16 illustrations.
  

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Contents

chapter three The Secret Apparatus of the CPUS
71
chapter four The Secret Apparatus Branches Out
119
chapter five Other Faces of the Secret World
188
chapter six The American Communist Party the Secret
205
chapter seven The American Communist Underground
259
chapter eight Soviet Intelligence
292
chapter nine Conclusion
322
Appendix A The Archival Record
329
Selected Readings
337
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About the author (1996)

Harvey Klehr is Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Politics and History at Emory University. He is the author of numerous articles and books most recently Early Cold War Spies: The Espionage Trials that Shaped American Politics; Communism, Espionage and The Cold War: A Curriculum Unit of Study for Grades 9-12; and In Denial: Historians, Communism and Espionage.

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