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Democracy S Detectives

Author : James T. Hamilton
ISBN : 9780674545502
Genre : Business & Economics
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Investigative journalism holds democracies and individuals accountable to the public. But important stories are going untold as news outlets shy away from the expense of watchdog reporting. Computational journalism, using digital records and data-mining algorithms, promises to lower the cost and increase demand among readers, James Hamilton shows.

Hispanic And Luso Brazilian Detective Fiction

Author : Renée W. Craig-Odders
ISBN : 9780786424269
Genre : Literary Criticism
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"This volume presents a compilation of 12 critical essays on genero negro. The first section of the book is dedicated to the detective fiction of Spain and Portugal. The second section surveys works from Latin America and the United States, where topicst

Subject Headings For School And Public Libraries

Author : Joanna F. Fountain
ISBN : 1563088533
Genre : Education
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Provides headings for topics, literary and organizational forms, and names of individuals, corporate bodies, places, works, and so on, that might be needed to catalog a general collection used at least in part by children and readers or viewers interested in popular topics.

Unsafe For Democracy

Author : William H. Thomas
ISBN : 0299228932
Genre : History
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During World War I it was the task of the U.S. Department of Justice, using the newly passed Espionage Act and its later Sedition Act amendment, to prosecute and convict those who opposed America’s entry into the conflict. In Unsafe for Democracy, historian William H. Thomas Jr. shows that the Justice Department did not stop at this official charge but went much further—paying cautionary visits to suspected dissenters, pressuring them to express support of the war effort, or intimidating them into silence. At times going undercover, investigators tried to elicit the unguarded comments of individuals believed to be a threat to the prevailing social order. In this massive yet largely secret campaign, agents cast their net wide, targeting isolationists, pacifists, immigrants, socialists, labor organizers, African Americans, and clergymen. The unemployed, the mentally ill, college students, schoolteachers, even schoolchildren, all might come under scrutiny, often in the context of the most trivial and benign activities of daily life. Delving into numerous reports by Justice Department detectives, Thomas documents how, in case after case, they used threats and warnings to frighten war critics and silence dissent. This early government crusade for wartime ideological conformity, Thomas argues, marks one of the more dubious achievements of the Progressive Era—and a development that resonates in the present day. Best Books for Special Interests, selected by the American Association of School Librarians “Recommended for all libraries.”—Frederic Krome, Library Journal “A cautionary tale about what can happen to our freedoms if we take them too lightly.”—Dave Wood, Hudson Star-Observer

Detective Fiction From Latin America

Author : Amelia S. Simpson
ISBN : UOM:39015056927224
Genre : Literary Collections
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Following the historical development of the genre from its origins in the late nineteenth century to the present, this study of crime and mystery fiction from Latin America focuses on literature from the River Plate, Brazil, Mexico, and Cuba.

Union Democracy Review

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ISBN : CORNELL:31924078644477
Genre : Labor unions
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The Detective

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ISBN : UOM:39015035425951
Genre : Crime
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American Mystery And Detective Novels

Author : Larry Landrum
ISBN : 0313213879
Genre : Literary Criticism
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A guide to research on American mystery and detective novels emphasizing the historical development of the genre and major critical approaches to the literature.

Democracy Today

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ISBN : UTEXAS:059173023732476
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Stereotypes Of Jews And Israel In Russian Detective Fiction

Author : Shimon Kreiz
ISBN : STANFORD:36105121773761
Genre : Antisemitism
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