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Title The mayors : the Chicago political tradition / edited by Paul M. Green and Melvin G. Holli
Edition Fourth edition
Published Carbondale [Illinois] : Southern Illinois University Press, 2013
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Contents Joseph Medill : Chicago's First Modern Mayor / David L. Protess -- Carter H. Harrison II : The Politics of Balance / Edward R. Kantowicz -- Edward F. Dunne : The Limits of Municipal Reform / John D. Buenker -- Fred A. Busse : A Silent Mayor in Turbulent Times / Maureen A. Flanagan -- Big Bill Thompson : The "Model" Politician / Douglas Bukowski -- William E. Dever : A Chicago Political Fable / John R. Schmidt -- Anton J. Cermak : The Man and His Machine / Paul M. Green -- Edward J. Kelly : New Deal Machine Builder / Roger Biles -- Martin H. Kennelly : The Mugwump and the Machine / Arnold R. Hirsch -- Mayor Richard J. Daley and the Politics of Good Government / Paul M. Green -- Michael A. Bilandic : The Last of the Machine Regulars / Paul M. Green -- Jane M. Byrne : To Think the Unthinkable and Do the Undoable / Melvin G. Holli -- Harold Washington : The Enigma of the Black Political Tradition / William J. Grimshaw -- Putting Harold to Rest / Laura S. Washington -- The Sawyer Saga : A Journalist, Who Just Happened to be the Mayor's Press Secretary, Speaks / Monroe Anderson -- Richard M. Daley and the Politics of Addition / Paul M. Green -- Rahm Emanuel : Beginning a New Mayoral Era in Chicago / Paul M. Green -- Urbs in Debitum / Laurence Msall -- Ranking Chicago's Mayors : Mirror, Mirror on the Wall, Who Is the Greatest of Them All? : An Updated Poll / Melvin G. Holli -- The Chicago Political Tradition : A Mayoral Retrospective / Paul M. Green -- Appendix: Chicago Mayors
Summary Originally released in 1987, The Mayors: The Chicago Political Tradition gathered some of the finest minds in political thought to provide shrewd analysis of Chicago's mayors and their administrations. Twenty-five years later, this fourth edition continues to illuminate the careers of some of Chicago's most respected, forceful, and even notorious mayors, leaders whose lives were often as vibrant and eclectic as the city they served. In addition to chapters on the individual mayors-including a new chapter on Rahm Emanuel, enhanced by an expert explanation of the current state of th
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Mayors -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Biography.
Chicago (Ill.) -- Politics and government.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
Author Green, Paul Michael.
Holli, Melvin G.
LC no. 2012028477
ISBN 0809331993 (electronic bk.)
9780809331994 (electronic bk.)