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Author Rae, Nicol C.

Title Southern Democrats / Nicol C. Rae
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 1994
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 208 pages)
Contents List of Tables; Introduction; 1. The South and American Party Factionalism; 2. The Old Southern Democracy and Its Erosion, 1876 to 1965; 3. The Democrats' Presidential Weakness in the South, 1968 to 1988; 4. Southern Democrats in the U.S. Congress; 5. The Conservative Counterattack: The Democratic Leadership Council; 6. The 1992 Election: The South Recaptures the Democratic Party and the White House; 7. Conclusion: The Future of the Southern Democrats and American Party Factionalism in the 1990s; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary This text analyzes southern Democrats as a force in American politics since the 1960s. Drawing on interviews with many southern politicians, it traces the history of the Democratic Party in the South from the erosion of their national influence in the early 1960s to Clinton's election in 1992
Analysis Political parties
United States
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-195) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Democratic Party (U.S.)
Political parties -- United States.
Southern States -- Politics and government -- 1951-
United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1989.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1989-
Form Electronic book
LC no. 93032876
ISBN 0195087089 (acid-free paper)
0195087097 (Paper)
1423742230 (electronic bk.)
9780195087086 (acid-free paper)
9780195087093 (Paper)
9781423742234 (electronic bk.)
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