House Un-American Activities Committee

House Un-American Activities Committee: Selected full-text books and articles

Nightmare in Red: The McCarthy Era in Perspective By Richard M. Fried Oxford University Press, 1990
The Great "Red Menace": United States Prosecution of American Communists, 1947-1952 By Peter L. Steinberg Greenwood Press, 1984
Librarian's tip: Chap. III "The Politics of Anticommunism"
American Science in an Age of Anxiety: Scientists, Anticommunism, and the Cold War By Jessica Wang University of North Carolina Press, 1999
Librarian's tip: Chap. 4 "Individual Encounters II Scientists and HUAC, 1946-1948"
The Boss: J. Edgar Hoover and the Great American Inquisition By Athan G. Theoharis; John Stuart Cox Temple University Press, 1988
Librarian's tip: Discussion of HUAC begins on p. 215
Crisis on the Left: Cold War Politics and American Liberals, 1947-1954 By Mary Sperling McAuliffe University of Massachusetts Press, 1978
McCarthyism: The Great American Red Scare: A Documentary History By Albert Fried Oxford University Press, 1997
Librarian's tip: Chap. 2 "HUAC Gets Under Way, January, 1945" and Chap. 10 "Stander Confounds HUAC, May 6, 1953"
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A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and religious texts.
The Politics of Fear: Joseph R. McCarthy and the Senate By Robert Griffith University of Massachusetts Press, 1987 (2nd edition)
Librarian's tip: Discussion of HUAC begins on p. 41
American Labor and the Cold War: Grassroots Politics and Postwar Political Culture By Robert W. Cherny; William Issel; Kieran Walsh Taylor Rutgers University Press, 2004
Librarian's tip: "Memories of the Red Decade: HUACInvestigations in Maryland" begins on p. 177
Understanding The Crucible: A Student Casebook to Issues, Sources, and Historical Documents By Claudia Durst Johnson; Vernon E. Johnson Greenwood Press, 1998
Librarian's tip: Chap. 4 "Witch-Hunts in the 1950s"
PRIMARY SOURCE
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