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The Fear Within

Author : Scott Martelle
ISBN : 9780813549385
Genre : History
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Offers a thought-provoking history of the arrest and trial of 11 leaders of the Communist Party--USA in the late 1940s.

Studies In Intelligence

Author : Barbara F. Pace
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Communist Rhetoric And Feminist Voices In Cold War America

Author : Jennifer Keohane
ISBN : 9781498549820
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This book tells the story of a group of women affiliated with the United States Communist Party (CPUSA) who used a variety of rhetorical resources to build credibility and transform the party into a vibrant dwelling place for feminist discourse and activism during a conservative period. It evidences Communist women’s significant and creative resistance to Cold War society and its visions of appropriate, “normal” womanhood alongside their pleas for class and race consciousness in a country that took for granted the white, middle-class aspirations of citizens. Drawing on Marxist theory, transnational coalitions, and Cold War culture, Communist women’s rhetorical strategies were incredibly powerful, and this book provides insight into how they catalyzed changes in a rigid political movement by establishing a platform for their radical ideals.


Author : Scott Martelle
ISBN : 9781613730690
Genre : History
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Detroit was established as a French settlement three-quarters of a century before the founding of this nation. A remote outpost built to protect trapping interests, it grew as agriculture expanded on the new frontier. Its industry leapt forward with the completion of the Erie Canal, which opened up the Great Lakes to the East Coast. Surrounded by untapped natural resources, Detroit turned iron into stoves and railcars, and eventually cars by the millions. This vibrant commercial hub attracted businessmen and labor organizers, European immigrants and African Americans from the rural South. At its heyday in the 1950s and ’60s, one in six American jobs were connected to the auto industry and Detroit. And then the bottom fell out. Detroit: A Biography takes a long, unflinching look at the evolution of one of America’s great cities, and one of the nation’s greatest urban failures. It seeks to explain how the city grew to become the heart of American industry and how its utter collapse resulted from a confluence of public policies, private industry decisions, and deep, thick seams of racism. This updated paperback edition includes recent developments under Michigan’s Emergency Manager law. And it raises the question: when we look at modern-day Detroit, are we looking at the ghost of America’s industrial past or its future? Scott Martelle is the author of The Fear Within and Blood Passion and is a professional journalist who has written for the Detroit News, the Los Angeles Times, the Rochester Times-Union, and more.

Studies In Intelligence

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105132183463
Genre : Intelligence service
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When The World Calls

Author : Stanley Meisler
ISBN : 9780807095478
Genre : Social Science
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A complete and revealing history of the Peace Corps—in time for its fiftieth anniversary When the World Calls is the first complete and balanced look at the Peace Corps's first fifty years. Stanley Meisler's engaging narrative exposes Washington infighting, presidential influence, and the Volunteers' unique struggles abroad. He deftly unpacks the complicated history with sharp analysis and memorable anecdotes, taking readers on a global trek starting with the historic first contingent of Volunteers to Ghana on August 30, 1961.

Mothers United

Author : Andrea Dyrness
ISBN : 9780816674664
Genre : Education
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An intimate and inspiring account of immigrant Latina mothers fighting for better schools for their children.

Blood Passion

Author : Scott Martelle
ISBN : 9780813544199
Genre : History
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Offers an in-depth account of the violent strike that plagued Colorado's southern coal district, which in April 1914 culminated in a full-scale battle between armed strikers and the Colorado National Guard, the burning of the strikers' tent colony in Ludlow, and the deaths of two women and eleven children, and launched calls for vicious guerrilla warfare on the part of union supporters.

The Devil On Trial

Author : Phillip Margulies
ISBN : 061871717X
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Recreating five famous trials, including the Salem Witch Trials and the Scopes "Monkey" Trial, this fascinating book explores how our right to a fair trial can be jeopardized when people are tempted to abandon their principles in the name of safety.

The Wave

Author : Susan Casey
ISBN : 9780767928854
Genre : Nature
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Traces the recent discovery of physics-defying ocean waves at heights previously thought impossible, describing the efforts of the scientific community to understand the phenomenon, the pursuits of extreme surfers to ride these waves, and the destructivecapabilities of tsunamis.

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