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Author Lowndes, Joseph E., 1966- author

Title From the New Deal to the New Right : race and the southern origins of modern conservatism / Joseph E. Lowndes
Published New Haven, Conn. : Yale University Press, [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 208 pages)
Contents Beyond the backlash thesis -- "White supremacy is a political doctrine": Charles Wallace Collins and the Dixiecrat Revolt of 1948 -- "Goldwater was the horsepower": National Review and the new southern GOP -- "You are southerners too": the national campaign of George Wallace -- "The south, the west, and suburbia": Richard Nixon's new majority -- "Guv'mints lie": Asa Carter, Josey Wales, and the southernization of conservatism after Watergate -- Between political order and change: the contingent construction of the modern right
Summary The role the South has played in contemporary conservatism is perhaps the most consequential political phenomenon of the second half of the twentieth century. The region's transition from Democratic stronghold to Republican base has frequently been viewed
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-198) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) -- History -- 20th century.
Conservatism -- United States -- History.
Racism -- Political aspects -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Racism -- Political aspects -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century.
Southern States -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
Southern States -- Race relations -- Political aspects -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
United States -- Race relations -- Political aspects -- History -- 20th century.
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LC no. 2007044683
ISBN 0300148283 (electronic bk.)
9780300148282 (electronic bk.)
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(cloth ; alk. paper)
(paperback; alk. paper)