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Fighting Fascist Spain: Worker Protest from the Printing Press

Montse Feu


Fighting Fascist Spain pieces together the story of Spanish immigrants in the United States in their fight against fascism, as reflected in the periodical España Libre and the grassroots activism of the organization that sustained that publication, the Sociedades Hispanas Confederadas, or the Confederadas. Although Espana Libre was run by Spanish immigrants and exiles and published in Brooklyn and New York City, the organization had a clear transnational consciousness: old migrants and new exiles coalesced in overlapping communities across the United States that were linked to similar antifasc ... More

Keywords: alternative press, American periodicals, anarchism, antifascist networks, España Libre, Francisco Franco dictatorship, immigrant activism, socialists, Sociedades Hispanas Confederadas, Spanish Civil War exile, syndicalism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9780252043246
Published to Illinois Scholarship Online: January 2021 DOI:10.5622/illinois/9780252043246.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Montse Feu, author
Sam Houston State University