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Published by New Discovery Books in Parsippany, N.J .
Written in English



  • United States


  • McCarthy, Joseph, 1908-1957 -- Juvenile literature,
  • McCarthy, Joseph, 1908-1957,
  • Anti-communist movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature,
  • Communism -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature,
  • Internal security -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature,
  • Cold War -- Juvenile literature,
  • Anti-communist movements -- History,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1953 -- Juvenile literature,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1953

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Examines America"s fear of Communist subversion during the late 1940"s and early 1950"s and the exploitation of this fear by Senator Joseph McCarthy.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.

StatementR. Conrad Stein.
SeriesAmerican events
LC ClassificationsE743.5.M2 S74 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL990119M
ISBN 100027869555, 0382396154
LC Control Number96028451

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