Time of Fear: America in the Era of Red Scares and Cold War, A

Albert Marrin

Time of Fear: America in the Era of Red Scares and Cold War, A

Time of Fear: America in the Era of Red Scares and Cold War, A

Albert Marrin
Kovakantinen
21,95 €
Arvioitu toimituspäivä: 8.10.2021 - 26.10.2021
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Tuotetiedot

  • Näytä kaikki
    • Kustantaja Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers
    • ISBN 9780525644293
    • Tuotekoodi 9780525644293
    • Kirjoittajat Albert Marrin
    • Kieli Englanti
    • Ilmestymispäivä 30.03.2021
    • Ikäsuositus alkaen 13
    • Ikäsuositus päättyen 17
    • Luokka-aste 08 - 12
    • Sivumäärä 320
    • Asiasanat Card Games - Bridge; Puzzles; Romance - African American
    • Pituus (mm) 238.76
    • Leveys (mm) 208.28
    • Korkeus (mm) 33.02
    • Paino (g) 1.238

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From National Book Award Finalist and Sibert Honor Author Albert Marrin, a timely examination of Red Scares in the United States, including the Rosenbergs, the Hollywood Ten and the McCarthy era.

In twentieth century America, no power--and no threat--loomed larger than the communist superpower of the Soviet Union. America saw in the dreams of the Soviet Union the overthrow of the US government, and the end of democracy and freedom. Meanwhile, the Communist Party of the United States attempted to use deep economic and racial disparities in American culture to win over members and sympathizers.

From the miscarriage of justice in the Scotsboro Boys case, to the tragedy of the Rosenbergs to the theatrics of the Hollywood Ten to the menace of the Joseph McCarthy and his war hearings, Albert Marrin examines a unique time in American history...and explores both how some Americans were lured by the ideals of communism without understanding its reality and how fear of communist infiltration at times caused us to undermine our most deeply held values. The questions he raises ask: What is worth fighting for? And what are you willing to sacrifice to keep it?

Filled with black and white photographs throughout, this timely book from an award-author brings to life an important and dramatic era in American history with lessons that are deeply relevant today.

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Myymäläsaatavuus

Tuotetiedot

  • Näytä kaikki
    • Kustantaja Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers
    • ISBN 9780525644293
    • Tuotekoodi 9780525644293
    • Kirjoittajat Albert Marrin
    • Kieli Englanti
    • Ilmestymispäivä 30.03.2021
    • Ikäsuositus alkaen 13
    • Ikäsuositus päättyen 17
    • Luokka-aste 08 - 12
    • Sivumäärä 320
    • Asiasanat Card Games - Bridge; Puzzles; Romance - African American
    • Pituus (mm) 238.76
    • Leveys (mm) 208.28
    • Korkeus (mm) 33.02
    • Paino (g) 1.238

Tuotekuvaus

From National Book Award Finalist and Sibert Honor Author Albert Marrin, a timely examination of Red Scares in the United States, including the Rosenbergs, the Hollywood Ten and the McCarthy era.

In twentieth century America, no power--and no threat--loomed larger than the communist superpower of the Soviet Union. America saw in the dreams of the Soviet Union the overthrow of the US government, and the end of democracy and freedom. Meanwhile, the Communist Party of the United States attempted to use deep economic and racial disparities in American culture to win over members and sympathizers.

From the miscarriage of justice in the Scotsboro Boys case, to the tragedy of the Rosenbergs to the theatrics of the Hollywood Ten to the menace of the Joseph McCarthy and his war hearings, Albert Marrin examines a unique time in American history...and explores both how some Americans were lured by the ideals of communism without understanding its reality and how fear of communist infiltration at times caused us to undermine our most deeply held values. The questions he raises ask: What is worth fighting for? And what are you willing to sacrifice to keep it?

Filled with black and white photographs throughout, this timely book from an award-author brings to life an important and dramatic era in American history with lessons that are deeply relevant today.

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