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

And Union propagandists ignored the execution of three strikerswhich Martelle implies was because the death of men did not resonate so disturbingly as that of women and children. Learn more about Amazon Prime. The book grabs on and doesnt let go. Oct 22, Amber Clark rated it liked it. Adam Benden rated it really liked it Dec 12, Good, not great, book about labor violence in Colorado. You may know that John D.

Preview — Blood Passion by Scott Martelle. They took too long to bring in the federal troops and the corporate owners refused to negotiate. Product details Paperback Publisher: Roy Filippo rated it liked it Jun 10, I came across this book at my college library and thought it would be a good source to use for my history research paper on the Ludlow Massacre.

It was interesting to see how the government was reacting or not reacting and to contrast government response in today’s world-like Katrina or Sandy. The Ludlow Massacre and Class War in the American Westabout a coal strike that left more than 75 people dead in showdowns between miners and the Colorado state militia that didn’t end until the U.


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

This story was not relentlessly simplified by Martelle, a staff writer for the Los Angeles Times, but some may wish the author had been less conscientious. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Geoff rated it really liked it Mar 21, Martelle’s account is detailed and you are bombarded with lots marhelle info. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.

That sheriff, Jefferson B. First 80 pages more than a third of the book were background, expository and not great reading; once the strike began, the writing became more descriptive and interesting.

Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. The people involved are fleshed out, small details are not overlooked and the end product is martellle chilling account of a workers’ marteloe that changed 20th Century America.

This is an excellent book. Cynthia Collins rated it liked it Aug 12, Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews.

Highly recommended to anyone who thinks the free enterprise system should be left to its own devises with little or no government oversight. 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.


Previous works include The Madman and the Assassin: To ask other readers questions about Blood Passionplease sign up. A conversation with the Stage Left Theatre Company 11 years ago. India rated it it was amazing Feb 09, Blow-by-blow accounts have value -and danger.

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Ships from and sold by BooksRunner. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. I found the memorial and read the information postings at the site and realized it was the location that my father’s friend who was born and raised in Colorado had told me about kartelle I was a teenager more than 50 years ago. Hardcoverpages. Salient is the violence of working people committed against working people, with ethnicity seeming to play no discernible role. But Ammons misread the signals, and on April 20,a full-scale battle erupted between the remaining militiamen and armed strikers living in a tent colony at the small railroad town of Ludlow.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. By early AprilColorado Governor Elias Ammons thought the violence in his state’s strike-bound southern coal district had eased enough that he could begin withdrawing the Colorado National Guard, deployed six months earlier as military occupiers.

It also presented realization of what my Grandfather experienced when he emigrated to the U. More than a simple labor dispute, the events surrounding Ludlow embraced some of the most volatile social movements of the early twentieth century, pitting labor activists, socialists, and anarchists pqssion the era’s powerful business class, including John D.