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The Roots of American Bureaucracy, 1830-1900

William Nelson - Political Science - 1982 - 236 pages
Nelson (law and history, New York University) argues that the mugwump reformers who built the early American bureaucracies cared less about enhancing government efficiency than ...
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Representative Americans: Populists and Progressives

Norman K. Risjord - History - 2004 - 352 pages
Populists and Progressives, Norman K Risjord's next book in the Representative Americans series, gives readers a fascinating glimpse into the tumultuous turn of the twentieth ...
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The Texas Railroad Commission: Understanding Regulation In America To The ...

William R. Childs - Business & Economics - 2005 - 323 pages
Before OPEC took center stage, one state agency in Texas was widely believed to set oil prices for the world. The Texas Railroad Commission (TRC) evolved from its founding in ...
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The Best Transportation System in the World: Railroads, Trucks, Airlines ...

Mark H. Rose, Bruce Edsall Seely, Paul F. Barrett - History - 2006 - 318 pages
"From 1920 to the mid-1990s, American transportation in the form of railroads, trucks, and airlines was simply a creature of politics and public policy. In brief, the markets ...
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Triumph of Conservatism

Gabriel Kolko - Political Science - 2008 - 356 pages
A radically new interpretation of the Progressive Era which argues that business leaders, and not the reformers, inspired the era’s legislation regarding business.
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Edmund Burke of Beaconsfield

Elizabeth R. Lambert - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 212 pages
"This portrait of the private Burke is based upon the largely unpublished correspondence of his wife Jane Nugent Burke and other family members, the published and unpublished ...
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Chief Justice Fred M. Vinson of Kentucky: A Political Biography

James E. St. Clair, Linda C. Gugin - Political Science - 2002 - 394 pages
Fred M. Vinson, the thirteenth Chief Justice of the United States, started his political career as a small-town Kentucky lawyer and rose to positions of power in all three ...
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Hugo Black: A Biography

Roger K. Newman - Biography & Autobiography - 1997 - 741 pages
The extraordinary story of a man who bestrode his era like a colossus, Hugo Black is the first and only comprehensive biography of the Supreme Court Justice of thirty four ...
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Justice Lewis F. Powell, Jr

John Calvin Jeffries - Biography & Autobiography - 2001 - 690 pages
Justice Lewis F. Powell, Jr. is an absorbing and readable biography of one of the most important Supreme Court Justices since World War II. From abortion to affirmative action ...
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