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Many Are the Crimes: McCarthyism in America
     

Many Are the Crimes: McCarthyism in America

by Ellen Schrecker
 

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ISBN-10: 0691048703

ISBN-13: 9780691048703

Pub. Date: 08/09/1999

Publisher: Princeton University Press

"It's all here, carefully researched, well written, and with a detached view of both the pursuers and the pursued. Excellent."—John Kenneth Galbraith, Harvard University

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"It's all here, carefully researched, well written, and with a detached view of both the pursuers and the pursued. Excellent."—John Kenneth Galbraith, Harvard University

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780691048703
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Publication date:
08/09/1999
Series:
Princeton Paperbacks Series
Edition description:
With a New preface to the paperback edition by Ellen Schrecker
Pages:
608
Sales rank:
1,385,529
Product dimensions:
6.07(w) x 9.16(h) x 1.49(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the Paperback Edition ix
Introduction xi
PART ONE: ANTECEDENTS
Chapter 1: "We Were Sitting Ducks": The World of American Communism 3
Chapter 2: "Red-Baiters, Inc.": The Development of an Anticommunist Network 42
Chapter 3: "In the Interest of National Security": Anticommunism and the Roosevelt Administration 86
PART TWO: REPRESENTATIONS
Chapter 4: "They Are Everywhere": The Communist Image 119
Chapter 5: "A Great and Total Danger": The Nature of the Communist Threat 154
PART THREE: INSTRUMENTS
Chapter 6: "A Job for Professionals": The FBI and Anticommunism 203
Chapter 7: "In the Gutter": The Anticommunism of Joe McCarthy 240
Chapter 8: "A Badge of Infamy": Anticommunist Economic Sanctions and Political Dismissals 266
PART FOUR: INTERCONNECTIONS
Chapter 9: "How Red Is a Valley": Clinton Jencks and His Union 309
Chapter 10: "A Good Deal of Trauma": The Impact of McCarthyism 359
Acknowledgments 417
Abbreviations 419
Sources 421
Notes 431
Index 551

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