Book Review of Age of McCarthyism: A Brief History With Documents

Age of McCarthyism: A Brief History With Documents
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The copy I have is of the revised edition of 2002, purchased by a student at East L.A. College, with some chapters underlined from use in a class. I am surprised that it was assigned, given the dumbing down of so many junior college classes today, compared to fifty years ago.
The book consists of sixteen short chapters, 106 pages, followed by 168 pages of documents, speeches, etc., and a glossary, index, and bibliography.
The chapters are concise and well-written. I read Chapter 12 Who Lost China? on the subway and believe it would work well in a high school history class that emphasizes reading if included in the weekly reading packet for brief whole class discussion.
I suspect we had no readers in the 7 weeks this was on the shelf at the old soldiers' home but it will be certainly taken up when I deliver it to the 'free' book truck at the VA Hospital lobby this week.