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Blood Passion has 70 ratings and 12 reviews. Scott Martelle (Goodreads Author) To ask other readers questions about Blood Passion, please sign up. Blood Passion: The Ludlow Massacre and Class War in the American West by Scott Martelle Published in by Rutgers University Press. Scott Martelle read from his book, [Blood Passion: The Ludlow Massacre and Class War in the American West.] He described the history of the.

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And why is it that Colorado is the site Waco and Kent State are nothing compared to this incident or should I say incidents. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Overall at least seventy-five men, women, and children were killed in seven months, likely the nation’s deadliest labor struggle. The paasion provides a balanced view of Although entitled the Ludlow Massacre it’s the story of a prolonged campaign of violence in the Colorado mine fields circa Just when you think the incident is going to blow over all hell breaks lose.

Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Life in Southern Colorado’s Company Towns, The unions lost to the Rockefellers but Rockefeller was permanently tarnished.

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Blood Passion, by Scott Martelle

The striking miners were effective guerrillas. Preview — Blood Passion by Scott Martelle. Refresh and try again. This is an excellent book.

Blood Passion: The Ludlow Massacre and Class War in the American West

Buy the selected items together This item: He has fitted the pieces of the Ludlow puzzle together in such a way that the whole truly is greater than the sum of its parts. Good, not great, book about labor violence in Colorado. Learn more about Amazon Prime.

Calling them ‘goody goody, milk and water sort of men’ drawn into the ‘labor agitators’ net,’ Bowers mxrtelle dismissed reformers as ‘pious frauds.

Rockefeller’s mining empire in Colorado: Currently – actually, always – he’s scouting around for his next topic.

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Trouble in the Fields. Problems Faced in the Writing of History. Robert Bentley rated it it was amazing Dec 15, What’s a real shame is that more Americans don’t even know about this war between working class people, some of whom were immigrants Italians, Greeks, and even Japanese and the corporations.

Joe rated it liked it Apr 16, The author also succeeds in documenting how the supposedly impartial Colorado National Guard ignored Constitutional liberties at every turn, creating a de facto state of martial law. Ships from and sold by Amazon. Almost all labor violence, by the way, here as elsewhere was done against workers, not by workers. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands.

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Jun 21, David rated it it was amazing. Other editions – View all Blood Passion: Being retired and a history buff I wanted to learn more about the gold passiom coal mine labor strife that occurred in Colorado.

Consider the case of John Chase, an ophthalmologist from Denver who was adjunct general of the national guard. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.

Blood Passion: The Ludlow Massacre and Class War in the American West by Scott Martelle

Ugliness is always pervasive in times of war, but what caused this degree of ugliness to flourish is difficult to ascertain. Blow-by-blow accounts have value -and danger. Get to Know Us.

Blod was a problem filtering reviews right now. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. A native of Maine who grew up in rural western New York, he lives with his wife and their two sons in Irvine, California.

Customers who bought this item also bought. His analysis of the different forces–miner owners and their employees, the Colorado National Guard, and the mine strikers. Lists with This Book. Oct 15, Rich Martin rated maftelle really liked it. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.