Age of McCarthyism A Brief History with Documents

ISBN-10: 0312393199

ISBN-13: 9780312393199

Edition: 2nd 2002

Authors: Ellen W. Schrecker

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This second edition of this text combines an account of the history of McCarthyism from its origins in the 1930s through its escalation in the 1940s to its decline in the 1950s with documents tracing the course of anti-Communist furore in the US.
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List price: $19.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Bedford/Saint Martin's
Publication date: 11/9/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 308
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

The Age of McCarthyism
The American Communist Party
The Growth of the Anti-Communist Network
Communism and National Security: The Menace Emerges
The State Steps In: Setting the Anti-Communist Agenda
Communists in Government and the Big Spy Cases
Atomic Espionage
The Loyalty-Security Program
The Assault on the Communist Party
The Destruction of the Communist Fronts and Unions
Congressional Committees and Unfriendly Witnesses
Red-Baiting and Careerism: Joseph McCarthy at Work
Congressional Investigations and the "Loss" of China
Anticommunism at the State and Local Levels
Blacklists and Other Economic Sanctions
Liberals and the Struggle against McCarthyism
The Legacy of McCarthyism
The Documents
The World of American Communism: Party
Members Talk about Their Experiences
A Communist in Harlem, November 16, 1979
A New York City Schoolteacher in the Party, October 23, 1979
A Longtime Woman Activist in the Party, August 22, 1981
A Rank-and -File Communist in the 1950s, October 31, 1979
From the Communist Party���s Perspective
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