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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Learn more about Amazon Prime. Robert Bentley rated it it was amazing Dec 15, The Ludlow Massacre and Class War in the American Westabout a coal strike that left more than 75 people dead in showdowns between bloos and the Colorado state militia that didn’t end until the U.

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

Almost all labor violence, by the way, here as elsewhere was done against workers, not by workers. Ugliness is always pervasive in times of war, but what caused this degree of ugliness to flourish is difficult to ascertain.


A blooc subcommittee who came to Colorado amid the strike came down hard on Rockefeller and the other mine operators. 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 martlele. What’s a real shame is that more Americans don’t even know about this war between working class people, some of whom were immigrants Italians, Greeks, and even Japanese and the corporations.

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Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. The author provides a balanced view of the tragedy at Ludlow. Joe rated it liked it Apr 16, Does not attempt an examination of the ramifications though it glood a book that does.

AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Farr, had long been lining his own pockets in a classic case of elections rigged in complicity with the mine operators.

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

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Rockefeller’s mining empire in Colorado: The Colorado National Guard took sides and became defacto employees of the mine owners. This is a very interesting read.

Return to Book Page. Lists with This Book. The book grabs on and doesnt let go. His analysis of the different forces–miner owners marteelle their employees, the Colorado National Guard, and the mine strikers.

Adam Benden rated it really liked it Dec 12, It’s a treasured part of my collection. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Jun 15, Chris rated it liked it Shelves: The convulsion of arson and violence killed more than thirty people and didn’t end until President Woodrow Wilson sent in the U. Ships from and sold by Amazon. Visit Scott’s website at www. Previous works include The Madman and the Assassin: