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American Inquisition: The Era of McCarthyism Ellen Schrecker

American Inquisition: The Era of McCarthyism

Ellen Schrecker

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ISBN : 9781402547591
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McCarthyism is the longest and most widespread of political repression in American history. A basic understanding is established as to what occurred during the Cold War red scare of the late 1940s and 1950s. This issue is analyzed from theMoreMcCarthyism is the longest and most widespread of political repression in American history. A basic understanding is established as to what occurred during the Cold War red scare of the late 1940s and 1950s. This issue is analyzed from the perspectives of victims and perpetrators. How such a politically repressive movement evolve in modern post-World War II America becomes the object of study.