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Political Repression in Modern America: FROM 1870 TO 1976
by Robert Justin Goldstein
University of Illinois Press, 1978
Paper: 978-0-252-06964-2 | Cloth: 978-0-252-02653-9
Library of Congress Classification JC599.U5G58 2001
Dewey Decimal Classification 323.044097309034

ABOUT THIS BOOK | AUTHOR BIOGRAPHY
ABOUT THIS BOOK
Robert Justin Goldstein's Political Repression in Modern America provides the only comprehensive narrative account ever published of significant civil liberties violations concerning political dissidents since the rise of the post-Civil War modern American industrial state. A history of the dark side of the "land of the free," Goldstein's book covers both famous and little-known examples of governmental repression, including reactions to the early labor movement, the Haymarket affair, "little red scares" in 1908, 1935, and 1938-41, the repression of opposition to World War I, the 1919 "great red scare," the McCarthy period, and post-World War II abuses of the intelligence agencies.
 
Enhanced with a new introduction and an updated bibliography, Political Repression in Modern America remains an essential record of the relentless intolerance that suppresses radical dissent in the United States.
 

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