Det 20de Århundre

Det 20de Århundre ("The Twentieth Century") was a periodical published by the Norwegian Labour Party.[1] It was based in Oslo.[2]

History and profileEdit

Its purpose was to print background articles on ideology and issues. For news, the party had a full network of newspapers, with Arbeiderbladet (earlier names: Vort Arbeide and Social-Demokraten) as the leading organ.

Editor from 1920 to 1923 was Arvid G. Hansen.[3] From 1929 its editor was Håkon Meyer, but he was fired in 1934 for deviating political views.[4] From 1936 it was edited by Arne Ording and Finn Moe.[5][6]

In 1911 it published a text which was written by internationally known anti-Semite Theodor Fritsch, and translated by the Norwegian anti-Semitic writer Eivind Saxlund.[7] Saxlund had also written a preface. The text was both anti-Semitic and racist in general.[8] The periodical printed a rebuttal in the next issue, but in 1912 Saxlund had an article of his own in print.[9] In it, he lamented a recent "coolie shipment" of 25 Galician labour immigrants; this he perceived as a threat because of possible "miscegenation".[10]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Siri Haavie (9 April 2003). "Sterilization in Norway - a dark chapter?". Eurozine. Retrieved 9 May 2015.
  2. ^ "Det 20de °arhundre tidsskrift for Det Norske Arbeiderparti". WorldCat. Retrieved 2 June 2020.
  3. ^ Jensen, Lill-Ann. "Arvid G Hansen". In Helle, Knut (ed.). Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 29 August 2010.
  4. ^ Pryser, Tore. "Håkon Meyer". In Helle, Knut (ed.). Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 11 February 2010.
  5. ^ Eriksen, Knut Einar. "Arne Ording". In Helle, Knut (ed.). Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 11 February 2010.
  6. ^ Eriksen, Knut Einar. "Finn Moe". In Helle, Knut (ed.). Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 11 February 2010.
  7. ^ Christensen, Olaf Sunde (1998). Jøder og Gojim. Mottakelsen av et antisemittisk skrift fra 1910 (in Norwegian). University of Oslo: Institute of History. p. 89.
  8. ^ Christensen, 1998: p. 90
  9. ^ Christensen, 1998: p. 91
  10. ^ Christensen, 1998: pp. 91–93