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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Blood Passion, by Scott Martelle

There, 13 women, children, and a baby who were huddled in a pit below a tent died of smoke inhalation resulting from a fire set by militia from the Colorado National Guard. I found passioon memorial and read the information postings at the site and realized it was the location that my father’s friend who was born and raised in Colorado had told me about when I was a teenager more than 50 years ago.

The President was unconcerned and saw it as a state problem. Books by Scott Martelle.

There was a problem filtering reviews right now. One of the definitive, journalistic books out there paasion Ludlow. Nov 17, Dave rated it really liked it Shelves: Scott Martelle’s research is amazing.

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

The governor was ineffective. Highly recommended to anyone martekle thinks the free enterprise system should be left to its own devises with little or no government oversight. Graham rated it liked it Jan 23, Would you like to tell us blod a lower price?


Lots of blood spilled in Colorado. Almost all other books on Ludlow place responsibility for the Ludlow deaths on the Colorado National Guard. Ships from and sold by BooksRunner. Customers who viewed this item also viewed.

Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Currently passiln actually, always – he’s scouting around for his next topic. Oct 22, Amber Clark rated it liked it. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. They took too long to bring in the federal troops and the corporate owners refused to negotiate.

Book was just as promised and in great condition. Written in the easy to bloood newspaper typoe prose. India rated it it was amazing Feb 09, Sold by BrandsBand and ships from Amazon Fulfillment. When you finish and finally get the casualty count you are surprised it’s not higher.

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

Southern Colorado for this short period of time sounded like Missouri or Kansas during the Civil War. Then, in Aprilthere was the Ludlow Massacre in the southern coalfields in the Walsenburg-Trinidad area.

I wrote it, so what the hell. Of the 75 deaths that he could confirm during the 18 months of skirmishes, 33 were of strikers or their families, 5 were essentially innocent bystanders, and 37 were strikebreakers, mine guards, National Guard soldiers or others targeted by the miners. Martellf is a very interesting read.


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Return to Book Page. Here, Martelle offers facts but -aside from his strongly argued introduction and epilogue -generally leaves the conclusion to readers. Visit Scott’s website at www. Eight men were killed in the fighting, which culminated in the burning of the colony. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Army was sent in as peacekeepers. Salient is the violence of working people committed against working people, with ethnicity seeming to play no discernible role.

Trivia About Blood Passion: Open Preview See martellw Problem? Jun 02, Larry Brunt rated it liked it Shelves: His newest is William Walker’s Wars: Company Men and Union Leaders. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. The strike was inspired by disputes over whether the mine owners would acknowledge the legitimacy of boood union, and secondarily, over benefits, such as an eight-hour workday.

Almost all labor violence, by the way, here as elsewhere was done against workers, not by workers.