'Boycott the Nazi Flag': The anti-fascism of the International of Seamen and Harbour Workers

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The chapter explores the antifascistcampaigns orchestrated by the International of Seamen and Harbour Workers (ISH)in Northern Europe during the first half of the 1930s. Antifascist activitiesand campaigns were first and foremost directed against militarist, right andextreme right wing countries, i.e., Italy, Japan, and Germany. The activitiesincluded the establishment of anti-war committees in Scandinavian harboursduring the Manchurian Crisis in 1931–1932, the intensification of agitation andpropaganda work of the international seamen’s clubs in the Scandinaviancountries among German seamen as well as on the ISH call to boycott shipscarrying the Nazi German flag in 1933 and 1934. The chapter highlights theintertwined relationship between local and national campaigns launched by theISH and its sections in the Scandinavian countries and Comintern policies on aglobal level.

Titel på värdpublikationAnti-fascism in the Nordic Countries
Undertitel på värdpublikationNew Perspectives, Comparisons and Transnational Connections
RedaktörerKasper Braskén, Nigel Copsey, Johan A. Lundin
ISBN (elektroniskt)978-1-315-17121-0
ISBN (tryckt)978-1-138-04694-8
StatusPublicerad - 30 jan. 2019
MoE-publikationstypA3 Del av bok eller annan forskningsbok


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