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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Michael rated it really liked it Aug 03, A summary of the main players is included at the end of the book, which unfortunately I did not find until, you guessed it, the end of the book.

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Preview — Blood Passion by Scott Martelle. This book, on the Ludlow Massacre, brings that back into focus, though I wish it was better written. Selected pages Title Page. Cutthroat Confusion 11 years ago. Written in the easy to understand newspaper typoe prose. There was the Sand Creek Massacre of the Indians and in modern times we’ve had the sensational tragedies in Columbine and Aurora.


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Geoff rated it really liked it Mar 21, 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.

To ask other readers questions about Blood Passionplease sign up. 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. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. The unions lost to the Rockefellers but Rockefeller was permanently tarnished.

Blood Passion, by Scott Martelle

Robert Bentley rated it it was amazing Dec 15, My library Help Advanced Book Search. The guard was also without discipline; so at Ludlow, the soldiers became a mob. Also in criminal cahoots was the sheriff of Huerfano County, where Walsenburg is located.

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

A veteran journalist and member of the Los Angeles Times editorial board, Martelle also writes books primarily about overlooked people and events from history. Previous works include The Madman and the Assassin: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Army was sent in as peacekeepers. Oct 22, Amber Clark rated it liked it. Rockefeller’s mining empire i With the continued decline of unions in America, it is easy to forget just how thankful regular folk should toward the labor movement. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

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