Joseph E. Brown of Georgia

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LSU Press, Dec 1, 1977 - Biography & Autobiography - 640 pages
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Fiercely independent and, in his own words, "mean as hell, " Eugene Talmadge dominated Georgia politics for almost twenty years. This is the first full biography of one of the last of the southern demagogues, based on interviews with Talmadge's family and associates.
  

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Contents

Out of the Mountains
1
Into the Statehouse
19
He Defied Them All
40
Politics of Patronage
53
Little Dogs Must Bark
70
Stephens Not Cobb
90
Delay Is Full of Danger
110
Would That I Could Accompany You
129
A Wicked Act
253
Let the States Decide
273
Therefore Decline
301
Private Citizen Again
324
XVH Agree with Thine Adversary Quickly
350
In Support of Congressional Reconstruction
373
Fullfledged Republican
406
Action Action Action
434

If You Refuse You Will Regret It
150
Regiments but No Brigades
170
Bold and Dangerous Usurpation
198
The Question Is One of Bread
220
Democrat Again
475
New South Versus the Old
507
End of the Line
534
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Joseph H. Parks was born in Lincoln Country, Tennessee, and has lived and taught throughout the South. He is professor emeritus at the University of Georgia. The recipient of the McClung and Sydnor awards, parks is the author of several other biographies, including General Leonidas Polk, C.S.A.

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