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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Details the strike and massacre and other associated battles. I wrote it, so what the hell. The governor was ineffective. Write a customer review. Almost all other books on Ludlow place responsibility for the Ludlow deaths on the Colorado National Guard. The author provides a balanced view of the tragedy at Ludlow.

Michael rated it really liked it Aug 03, One of the definitive, journalistic books out there about Ludlow. Want to Read saving….

That the mine owners refused any legitimacy to the union infuriated the miners. A Biographyabout the rise and tremendous fall of a once-great American city; The Fear Within: Southern Colorado for this short period of time sounded like Missouri or Kansas during the Civil War.

Thank you for your feedback. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Ships from and sold by BooksRunner. Problems Faced in the Writing of History. Showing of 21 reviews. Written in the easy to understand newspaper typoe prose. Rutgers University Press Amazon. They took too long to bring in the federal troops and the corporate owners refused to negotiate.

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Cynthia Collins rated it liked it Aug 12, Preview — Blood Passion by Scott Martelle. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. The strike was inspired by disputes over whether the mine owners would acknowledge the legitimacy of the union, and secondarily, over benefits, such as an eight-hour workday.

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

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East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Return to Book Page. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Although entitled the Ludlow Massacre it’s the story of a prolonged campaign of violence in the Colorado mine fields circa The guard was also without discipline; so at Ludlow, the soldiers became a mob.

Currently – actually, always – he’s scouting around for his next topic. There was no evidence of intentionality, only martwlle negligence.

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Jun 15, Chris rated it liked it Shelves: A summary of the main players is included at the end of the book, which unfortunately I did not find until, you guessed it, the end of the book. Account Options Sign in. The book grabs on and doesnt let go. 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.

It also presented realization of what my Grandfather experienced when he emigrated to the U. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Then, matrelle Aprilthere was the Ludlow Massacre in the southern coalfields in the Walsenburg-Trinidad area.

Martelle also suggests that mine safety was an underlying issue, because union mines had far fewer injuries and deaths than non-union mines. Visit Scott’s website at www. Passiin at least seventy-five men, women, and children were killed in seven months, likely the nation’s deadliest labor struggle.

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