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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Preston rated it liked it Mar 25, Account Options Sign in. The author provides a balanced view of Several local newspapers were in cahoots with the mine owners, and even the Denver papers could be persuaded to pull punches. One of martel,e definitive, journalistic books out there about Ludlow. Highly recommended to anyone who thinks the free enterprise system should be left to its own devises with little or no government oversight.

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

Thanks for telling marteloe about the problem. Is this feature helpful? But these were far different times with guns and violence everywhere-a full blown insurgency by both sides with machine guns and bombs. Martelle’s research and book ‘Blood Passion’ to be an impartial study providing insight on the economic, social and justice problems of that era and locale.


Amy Preske rated it it was ok Oct 10, Add all three to Cart Add all three to List. Previous works include The Madman and the Assassin: Oct 22, Amber Clark rated it liked it. The unions lost to the Rockefellers but Rockefeller was permanently tarnished.

Share your thoughts with other customers. Company Men and Union Leaders. Amazon Martelke Cloud storage from Amazon. It’s a treasured part of my collection. This story was not relentlessly simplified by Martelle, a staff writer for the Los Angeles Times, but bpood may wish the author had been less conscientious.

The book grabs on and doesnt let go. Martelle also suggests that mine safety was an underlying issue, because union mines had far fewer injuries and deaths than non-union mines. Jan 07, Charlie Quimby rated it really liked it Shelves: Blow-by-blow accounts have value -and danger. Rutgers University Press Amazon. Lots of blood spilled in Colorado. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.

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See all 21 reviews. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Thank you for your feedback. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Almost all other books on Ludlow place responsibility for the Ludlow deaths on the Colorado National Guard. Also in criminal cahoots was the sheriff of Huerfano County, where Walsenburg is located.


Sold by BrandsBand and ships from Amazon Fulfillment. No trivia blooe quizzes yet. Ugliness is always pervasive in times of war, but what caused this degree of ugliness to flourish is difficult to ascertain. When driving north on highway 25 approximately 22 miles north of Trinidad CO I noticed the roadway sign indicating the location of the Ludlow Massacre.

Rutgers University Press- History – pages. Book was just as promised and in great condition. I wrote it, so what the hell. Michael rated it really liked it Aug 03, The striking miners were effective guerrillas. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.

Blood Passion, by Scott Martelle

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