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Dragons of God : [electronic resource] a journey through far-right America / Vincent Coppola.

By: Coppola, Vincent.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Atlanta, Ga. : Longstreet Press, c1996Description: 187 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 1563523272; 9781563523274.Subject(s): Militia movements -- United States | Right-wing extremists -- United States | Government, Resistance to -- United States | White supremacy movements -- United States | Radicalism -- United States | Paramilitärischer Verband | Rechtsradikalismus | USADDC classification: 322.4/2/0973 Online resources: Free eBook from the Internet Archive | Additional information and access via Open Library
Contents:
Prologue: Timothy McVeigh, Meet Wayne Snell -- 1. The Identity Christians -- 2. The Aryans of Idaho -- 3. A Crisis in the Heartland -- 4. Birthing the Skinheads -- 5. The Posse Comitatus -- 6. The Italian in Me -- 7. The Klansman's Daughter -- 8. Elohim City and Oklahoma City -- 9. The Cop Killer -- 10. Extreme Unction -- 11. Confusion's Masterpiece.
Summary: This eye-opening journey into the Far Right establishes a network of radicals, religious fanatics, and neo-nazis stretching across the United States: survivalists in the Ozarks, violent tax protesters in Kansas, radical farmers in Colorado, the KKK, the NAAWP, skinheads, and the founder of Elohim City (who may have been in contact with Timothy McVeigh). These are the American "patriots" - nurtured on rage and gall, bent on vengeance, and heavily armed, who see themselves.Summary: as "Dragons of God." Veteran journalist Vincent Coppola goes inside, hears their talk, discovers the forces behind their foment: their economic dispossession, the tidal wave of immigration displacing them in the marketplace, diminishing opportunity, a federal government with its back turned (or worse). Dragons of God takes us into a forbidding country, but one we can no longer ignore.
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Prologue: Timothy McVeigh, Meet Wayne Snell -- 1. The Identity Christians -- 2. The Aryans of Idaho -- 3. A Crisis in the Heartland -- 4. Birthing the Skinheads -- 5. The Posse Comitatus -- 6. The Italian in Me -- 7. The Klansman's Daughter -- 8. Elohim City and Oklahoma City -- 9. The Cop Killer -- 10. Extreme Unction -- 11. Confusion's Masterpiece.

This eye-opening journey into the Far Right establishes a network of radicals, religious fanatics, and neo-nazis stretching across the United States: survivalists in the Ozarks, violent tax protesters in Kansas, radical farmers in Colorado, the KKK, the NAAWP, skinheads, and the founder of Elohim City (who may have been in contact with Timothy McVeigh). These are the American "patriots" - nurtured on rage and gall, bent on vengeance, and heavily armed, who see themselves.

as "Dragons of God." Veteran journalist Vincent Coppola goes inside, hears their talk, discovers the forces behind their foment: their economic dispossession, the tidal wave of immigration displacing them in the marketplace, diminishing opportunity, a federal government with its back turned (or worse). Dragons of God takes us into a forbidding country, but one we can no longer ignore.

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