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American midnight : the Great War, a violent peace, and democracy's forgotten crisis  Cover Image Book Book

American midnight : the Great War, a violent peace, and democracy's forgotten crisis / Adam Hochschild.

Hochschild, Adam, (author.).

Summary:

A character-driven look at a pivotal period in American history, 1917-1920: the tumultuous home front during WWI and its aftermath, when violence broke out across the country thanks to the first Red Scare, labor strife, and immigration battles.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780358455462
  • ISBN: 0358455464
  • Physical Description: viii, 421 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Mariner Books, [2022]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Prologue: No ordinary times -- Tears of joy -- Place a gun upon his shoulder -- The Cardinal goes to war -- Enchanted by her beauty -- Those who stand in our way -- Soldiers of darkness -- Shoot my brother down -- A wily con man; a dangerous woman -- The water cure -- Nobody can say we aren't loyal now! -- Cut, shuffle, and deal -- Cheerleaders -- Peace? -- Another savior come to earth -- World on fire -- Sly and crafty eyes -- On the great deep -- I am not in condition to go on -- In a tugboat kitchen -- Men like these would rule you -- Seeing red -- A little man, cool but fiery -- Policeman and detective -- Aftermath.
Subject: United States > History > 1913-1921.
World War, 1914-1918 > Economic aspects > United States.
World War, 1914-1918 > Social aspects > United States.
Labor movement > United States > History > 20th century.
Political violence > United States > History > 20th century.
United States > Politics and government > 1913-1921.
United States > Emigration and immigration > 20th century.
African Americans > Violence against > 20th century.
African Americans > Violence against.
Economics.
Emigration and immigration.
Labor movement.
Political violence.
Politics and government.
Social aspects.
United States.
Genre: History.

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Homer Public Library 973.91 HOC (Text) 000167265 Nonfiction Checked out 02/29/2024


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