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Author Nash, Jere.

Title Mississippi politics : the struggle for power, 1976-2006 / Jere Nash and Andy Taggart ; foreword by John Grisham
Edition First edition
Published Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 403 pages) : map
Contents History of Mississippi Democrats, 1948-1975 -- History of Mississippi Republicans, 1955-1975 -- The beginning of the end, 1976 -- The campaign to succeed Jim Eastland, 1977-1978 -- Democrats win one and Republicans lose one, 1979 -- The origins of reapportionment, 1890-1979 -- Ronald Reagan and Jon Hinson, 1980-1981 -- Education transforms the legislature, 1982 -- The Allain/Bramlett campaign and William Winter's legacy, 1983 -- The erosion of legislative power, 1984 -- The rise of Mike Espy, 1985-1986 -- Highways, Buddie Newman, and Ray Mabus, 1987 -- The campaign to succeed John Stennis, 1988 -- Liquor and gambling in Mississippi, 1989-1990 -- Republicans gain the governor's mansion, 1991 -- The politics of reapportionment, 1992-1993 -- The GOP consolidates power, 1994-1996 -- Tobacco, 1997-1998 -- The legacy of Kirk Fordice, 1999 -- The state flag and congressional reapportionment, 2000-2001 -- The consequences of tort reform, 2002 -- The Haley Barbour years, 2003-2006
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 316-392) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Political parties -- Mississippi -- History.
Politicians -- Mississippi -- Interviews.
Power (Social sciences) -- Mississippi -- History.
Mississippi -- Politics and government -- 1951-
Genre/Form History.
Interviews.
Interviews.
Form Electronic book
Author Taggart, Andy.
LC no. 2006017300
ISBN 1578069076 (cloth ; alk. paper)
1604731400 (electronic bk.)
9781578069071 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9781604731408 (electronic bk.)