The Comintern and the Origins of the Popular Front 1934–1935

@article{Haslam1979TheCA,
  title={The Comintern and the Origins of the Popular Front 1934–1935},
  author={Jonathan Haslam},
  journal={The Historical Journal},
  year={1979},
  volume={22},
  pages={673 - 691}
}
Although many in the West have written on the Popular Front and its role in French or Spanish politics during the thirties, very little has been revealed about its origins. Indeed, one of the foremost historians of the Popular Front has expressed perplexity on this matter. Daniel Brower asks: ‘What brought on this change? Why had fascism suddenly assumed such threatening proportions in the eyes of Comintern leaders? To this day the answer remains obscure.’ The aim of this article is to throw… 
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