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The Resource The rise and fall of Senator Joe McCarthy, James Cross Giblin

The rise and fall of Senator Joe McCarthy, James Cross Giblin

Label
The rise and fall of Senator Joe McCarthy
Title
The rise and fall of Senator Joe McCarthy
Statement of responsibility
James Cross Giblin
Title variation
Senator Joe McCarthy
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Who was the real Joe McCarthy? Was he an American hero who alerted the country to the threat of Communist subversion or a demagogue who played cynically on the nation's fears?
Summary
Documents the life of the politician whose name has become synonymous with modern day witch-hunting tactics, discussing the Cold War tensions that shaped his beliefs and the unconstitutional methods he used to further his ends
Awards note
A Junior Library Guild selection
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
336242
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Giblin, James
Dewey number
  • 973.921092
  • 920
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Interest level
MG+
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1190
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 7
  • 10
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
10.5
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader/Renaissance Learning
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • McCarthy, Joseph
  • Anti-communist movements
  • Legislators
  • United States
  • McCarthy, Joseph
  • Anti-communist movements
  • Legislators
  • United States
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
The rise and fall of Senator Joe McCarthy, James Cross Giblin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 271-282) and index
Control code
ocn317917928
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
ix, 294 p.
Isbn
9780618610587
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2009015005
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)317917928
Label
The rise and fall of Senator Joe McCarthy, James Cross Giblin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 271-282) and index
Control code
ocn317917928
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
ix, 294 p.
Isbn
9780618610587
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2009015005
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)317917928

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