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Rage on the right : the American militia movement from Ruby Ridge to homeland security

Author: Lane Crothers
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2003.
Series: People, passions, and power.
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The image of the militia as ordinary people coming together in times of crisis to help their fellow citizens is embedded in American society and culture. This work explores militia activity and  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Crothers, Lane.
Rage on the right.
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2003
(OCoLC)694259046
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lane Crothers
ISBN: 0742525465 9780742525467 0742525473 9780742525474
OCLC Number: 50630498
Description: viii, 205 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction : approaching the militia movement --
Fuel : the cultural foundations of the militia movement --
Heat : the myth of the militia in the American Revolution --
Friction : militia ideology and the rationlization of rage --
The spark : Randy Weaver and the standoff at Ruby Ridge --
The fire : David Koresh, the Branch Davidians, and the fire at Waco --
The inferno : Timothy McVeigh and the bombing in Oklahoma City --
Embers : the decline of the militia movement --
Epilogue : The movement and homeland security.
Series Title: People, passions, and power.
Responsibility: Lane Crothers.

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Crothers' analysis of the contemporary militia movement-as representing extreme versions of certain quintessentially American myths and values-is the best currently available. -- Charles Lockhart, Read more...

 
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