Kathryn Olmsted

Kathryn Olmsted is chair of the history department at the University of California, Davis. A noted historian of anticommunism, she is the author of several books, including Challenging the Secret GovernmentRed Spy Queen, and Real Enemies. She lives in Davis, California. Her husband is fellow UC Davis history professor Eric Rauchway.

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Right Out of California: The 1930s and the Big Business Roots of Modern Conservatism Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781620970966
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Published: New Press - October 13th, 2015

Real Enemies: Conspiracy Theories and American Democracy, World War I to 9/11 Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780199753956
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Published: Oxford University Press, USA - December 1st, 2010

Red Spy Queen: A Biography of Elizabeth Bentley Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781469614991
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Published: University of North Carolina Press - March 1st, 2014

Challenging the Secret Government: The Post-Watergate Investigations of the CIA and FBI Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780807845622
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Published: University of North Carolina Press - February 5th, 1996

The Central Intelligence Agency: Security Under Scrutiny Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780313332821
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Published: Greenwood Press - December 30th, 2005