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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The Ludlow Massacre and Class War in the American Westabout a coal strike that left more than 75 people dead in showdowns between miners and the Colorado state militia that didn’t end until the U. You may know that John D. Thanks for telling us about passsion problem. The author provides a balanced view of the tragedy at Ludlow. A conversation with the Stage Left Theatre Company 11 years ago.


Details the strike and massacre and other associated battles. Lists with This Book.

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

Martelle’s account is detailed and you are bombarded with lots of info. Just add ammonia to discourage bears 11 years ago. This ultimately arrogant position was enabled by an indecisive governor, Elias Ammons, and actively abetted by a national guard, which Martelle makes clear was a tool for the mine operators.

But these were far different times with guns and violence everywhere-a full blown insurgency by both sides with machine guns and bombs. Highly recommended to anyone who thinks the free enterprise system should be left to its own devises with little or no government oversight.

Problems Faced in the Writing of History. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Alexa B,ood Analytics for the Web. Eight men were killed in the fighting, which culminated in the burning of the colony. Here, Martelle offers facts but -aside from his strongly argued introduction and epilogue -generally leaves the conclusion to readers. The President was marttelle and saw it as a state problem.

For all the nostalgia you hear for the unfettered businessman, you then read something like this, from Lamont Montgomery Bowers, the industrialist who oversaw John D. Graham rated it liked it Jan 23, Oct 15, Rich Martin rated it really liked it.


I came across this book at my college library and thought it would be a good source to use for my history research paper on the Ludlow Massacre. 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.

Blood Passion, by Scott Martelle

Of the 75 deaths that he could confirm during the 18 months of skirmishes, 33 were martslle strikers or their families, 5 were essentially innocent bystanders, and 37 were strikebreakers, mine guards, National Guard soldiers or others targeted by the miners.

Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Jan 07, Charlie Quimby rated it really liked it Shelves: Nichole rated it liked it Jan 01, It is also easy to ignore just how hard fought those advances were. Joe rated it liked it Apr 16, Then, in Aprilthere was the Ludlow Massacre in the southern coalfields in the Walsenburg-Trinidad area.

It also presented realization of what my Grandfather experienced when he emigrated to the U. Rutgers University Press Amazon.

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