The Amerasia Spy Case
Prelude to McCarthyism
By Harvey Klehr, Ronald Radosh
280 pp., 6.125 x 9.25, 15 halftones, notes, bibl., index
eBook ISBN: 978-0-8078-6251-3
Published: November 2000
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About the Authors
Harvey Klehr, Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of Politics at Emory University, is coauthor of The Secret World of American Communism and author of many other books.
For more information about Harvey Klehr, visit the Author Page.
Ronald Radosh is Senior Olin Professor of History at Adelphi University and coauthor of The Rosenberg File: The Search for the Truth.
For more information about Ronald Radosh, visit the Author Page.
"[The] wonderful material enables readers to see many of the participants with their pants down. . . . Anyone with an open mind and a taste for deception will find [this book] valuable, even gripping."--New York Times Book Review
"[An] intriguing account of an all but forgotten episode in Cold War history. . . . This academic study is uncommon for its liveliness and important for all students of the Cold War at home."--Kirkus Reviews
"This is an absorbing book, built on solid sources, engagingly written, and balanced. It deserves wide attention."--Pacific Historical Review
"As Harvey Klehr and Ronald Radosh illustrate in their fascinating study, the historical record is often nuanced, ambiguous, and ironic."--Journal of American History
"The Amerasia Spy Case is a fascinating account of espionage and intrigue. It makes an invaluable contribution to the literature of American legal history by explaining why a case that might have given rise to one of America's most important political trials never made it to the courtroom."--H-Law