Secret agents : the Rosenberg case, McCarthyism, and fifties America

Title
Secret agents : the Rosenberg case, McCarthyism, and fifties America / edited by Marjorie Garber and Rebecca L. Walkowitz.
Publication
New York : Routledge, 1995.

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309 pages : illustrations; 24 cm.
Series Statement
Culture work
Uniform Title
Culture work.
Subjects
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • Introduction: Secret Agents / Rebecca L. Walkowitz -- 1. Jell-O / Marjorie Garber -- 2. The Rosenbergs and the Crimes of a Century / Blanche Wiesen Cook -- 3. TV, the Bomb, and the Body: Other Cold War Secrets / Joyce Nelson -- 4. The Secret about Secrets / Stanley Goldberg -- 5. Censorship of American Uranium Mine Epidemiology in the 1950s / Robert N. Proctor -- 6. The Trial of J. Edgar Hoover / Thomas L. Dumm -- 7. Strange Angel: The Pinklisting of Roy Cohn / Michael Cadden -- 8. Flash Back, Flash Forward: The Fifties, the Nineties, and the Transformed Politics of Remote Control / Alice Jardine -- 9. Before the Rosenbergs: Espionage Scenarios in the Early Cold War / Ellen Schrecker -- 10. Helplessness and Heartlessness: Irving Howe, James Bond, and the Rosenbergs / Bruce Robbins -- 11. The Rosenberg Case and the New York Intellectuals / David Suchoff -- 12. The Rosenberg Letters / David Thorburn --
  • 13. The Suffering Body: Ethel Rosenberg in the Hands of the Writers / Carol Hurd Green -- 14. A Bond of Sisterhood: Ethel Rosenberg, Molly Goldberg, and Radical Jewish Women of the 1950s / Joyce Antler -- 15. The Bell Jar and the Ghost of Ethel Rosenberg / Marie Ashe -- 16. Rosenberg Realities / Robert Meeropol -- 17. Some Remarks about Trials / David Kennedy -- 18. Jews and McCarthyism: A View from the Bronx / Morton J. Horwitz -- 19. Contrasting Fates of Repression: A Comment on Gibson v. Florida Legislative Investigation Committee / Randall Kennedy -- 20. Arbitrary Convictions? The Rosenberg Case, the Death Penalty, and Democratic Culture / Karl E. Klare -- 21. The Work of the State / Andrew Ross.
ISBN
  • 0415911192 (cl : alk. paper)
  • 0415911206 (pb : alk. paper)
  • 9780415911207 (pb)
LCCN
95022436
OCLC
ocm32625224
Owning Institutions
Columbia University Libraries