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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One of the definitive, journalistic books out there about Ludlow. Waco and Kent State are nothing compared to this incident or should I say incidents.
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.
Blood Passion: The Ludlow Massacre and Class War in the American West by Scott Martelle
With the continued decline of unions in America, it is easy to forget just how thankful regular folk should toward the labor movement. Company Men and Union Leaders.
Learn more about Amazon Prime. Explore the Home Gift Guide. A congressional subcommittee who came to Colorado amid the strike came down hard on Rockefeller and the other mine operators. Cutthroat Confusion 11 years ago. Roy Filippo rated it liked it Jun 10, Selected pages Title Page.
ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Several local newspapers martellle in cahoots with the mine owners, and even the Denver papers could be persuaded to pull punches. When you finish and finally get the casualty count you are surprised it’s not higher.
Showing of 21 reviews. Here, Martelle offers facts bloo -aside from his strongly argued introduction and epilogue -generally leaves the conclusion to readers. The strike was inspired by disputes over whether the mine owners would acknowledge the legitimacy of the union, and secondarily, over benefits, such as an eight-hour workday. It also presented realization of what my Grandfather experienced when he emigrated to the U. Lists with This Book. Please try again later.
The Ludlow Massacre Classic Reprint. Cynthia Collins rated it liked it Aug 12, Buy the selected items together This item: There was the Sand Creek Massacre of the Indians and in modern times we’ve had the sensational tragedies in Columbine and Aurora. Martelle also amrtelle that mine safety was martellr underlying issue, because union mines had far fewer injuries and deaths than non-union mines. 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 against the era’s powerful business class, including John D.
It is also easy to ignore just how hard fought those advances were. Consider the case of John Chase, an ophthalmologist from Denver who was adjunct amrtelle of the national guard. Mar 05, Wade rated it really liked it. Jun 02, Larry Brunt rated it liked it Shelves: AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.
Preston rated it liked it Mar 25, Calling them ‘goody goody, milk and water sort of men’ drawn into the ‘labor agitators’ net,’ Bowers contemptuously dismissed reformers as ‘pious frauds. Almost all other books on Ludlow place responsibility for the Ludlow deaths on the Colorado National Guard. India rated it it was amazing Feb 09, Lots of blood spilled in Colorado. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.
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Blood Passion: The Ludlow Massacre and Class War in the American West
And why is it that Colorado is the site Waco and Kent State are nothing compared to this incident or should I say incidents. Read portions for reference, may return to it. The convulsion of arson and violence killed more than thirty people and didn’t end until President Woodrow Wilson sent in the U. There was the bloodshed at Cripple Creek in and, about the same time, at Telluride, where a mine superintendent was shot and also where strike-breaking miners, commonly called scabs, were forced at gunpoint by strikers to march over 13,foot Imogene Pass on a cold October night.