The Resource Savage peace : hope and fear in America, 1919, Ann Hagedorn

Savage peace : hope and fear in America, 1919, Ann Hagedorn

Label
Savage peace : hope and fear in America, 1919
Title
Savage peace
Title remainder
hope and fear in America, 1919
Statement of responsibility
Ann Hagedorn
Title variation
Hope and fear in America, 1919
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The surprising story of America in the year 1919--democracy under stress. In the aftermath of an unprecedented world war and a flu pandemic, Americans were full of hope for the benefits of peace. But instead, the fear of terrorism filled their days. Bolshevism was the new menace, and the federal government, utilizing a vast network of domestic spies, began to watch anyone deemed suspicious. A young lawyer named J. Edgar Hoover headed a brand-new intelligence division (later to become the FBI). Bombs exploded on the doorstep of the attorney general's home in Washington, D.C. Wartime legislation to curb criticism of the government was extended and even strengthened. Labor strife was a daily occurrence. Decorated African-American soldiers, returning home to claim the democracy for which they had risked their lives, were badly disappointed. Weaving together the stories of a panoramic cast of characters, from Albert Einstein to Helen Keller, author Hagedorn illuminates America at a pivotal moment.--From publisher description
Cataloging source
DLC
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Hagedorn, Ann
Dewey number
973.91/3
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E766
LC item number
.H34 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Nineteen nineteen, A.D
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
Savage peace : hope and fear in America, 1919, Ann Hagedorn
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [499]-510) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
x, 543 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780743243711
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2006051258
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 0000111654
  • 5229411
Label
Savage peace : hope and fear in America, 1919, Ann Hagedorn
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [499]-510) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
x, 543 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780743243711
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2006051258
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 0000111654
  • 5229411

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