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A Force Upon the Plain: The American Militia Movement and the Politics of Hate

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For more than a decade, Stern has been studying hate groups. Recently he's been increasingly concerned about a growing paramilitary movement that seems all too ready to declare war on its own government and whose roots are deep and bloody. This book offers a definitive history of these militia groups, and shows readers the struggles being waged even now against this moveme ...more
Hardcover, 303 pages
Published January 1st 1996 by Simon & Schuster
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• A Force Upon the Plain: The American Militia Movement and the Politics of Hate. By Kenneth S. Stern. An oldie from 1996, written after Waco. Feels like it was written quickly but gives a decent overview of the extreme American right in that era. Decent.
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Kenneth S. Stern is the director of the Bard Center for the Study of Hate. An attorney and award-winning author, he was the American Jewish Committee's expert on antisemitism for 25 years. He has argued before the United States Supreme Court, testified before Congress (as well as before committees of parliamentarians in Canada and the U.K.), was an invited presenter at the White House Conference o ...more

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