New Journal: Radical Americas

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The editors are delighted to announce that the first issue of the open-access Radical Americas Journal has been published. We would ask that you please share the announcement and call for submissions below as widely as possible.

With thanks,

William Booth, Hilary Francis & Nicholas Grant (Editors, Radical Americas Journal)


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Vol 1, Issue 1:

Editors' Note

pp. vii-viii(2)

Authors: Francis, Hilary; Grant, Nicholas; Booth, William


pp. ix-x(2)

Author: Molyneux, Maxine

'Pure Feelings, Noble Aspirations and Generous Ideas':  the Martí–dana Friendship and the Cuban War of independence pp. 1-24(24)

Author: Collins, Michael

Anti-Nazism and the Fear of Pronatalism in the American Popular Front pp. 25-43(19)

Author: Lynn, Denise

Secret Agent for International Maoism: José Venturelli, Chinese Informal Diplomacy and Latin American Maoism pp. 44-62(19)

Author: Rothwell, Matthew

Faces of the City: A Photographic Essay pp. 63-70(8)

Author: Kafka, George

La Spirale: Transnational Solidarity, intellectual exchange, and Chilean exile Cinema pp. 71-78(8)

Author: Fuentes Rettig, F.D.

Book Review: Bourgeois Radicals: The NAACP and the Struggle for Colonial Liberation, 1941–1960 pp. 79-84(6)

Book Review: The Politics of Autonomy in Latin America: The Art of Organising Hope pp. 85-88(4)

Book Review: Radicals in America: The US Left since the Second World War pp. 89-91(3)


We are now accepting submissions for future issues; we welcome new submissions from early career and established scholars worldwide. We will consider work in a number of different formats: in addition to peer-reviewed articles on all aspects of Western Hemisphere radicalism, the journal will run a variety of regular features, including opinion pieces, photo essays, reviews and archival notes. In the first instance please submit abstracts of 250-300 words to - when submitting, please indicate whether the work is to be peer-reviewed as an article or whether you would like to offer something in a different format. Articles for peer review should be between 4,000 and 12,000 words; other pieces should be between 2,000 and 5,000 words. Please consult UCL Press house style in advance of submission: