Politics in the New South: Republicanism, Race and Leadership in the Twentieth Century: Republicanism, Race and Leadership in the Twentieth Century

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Routledge, Dec 5, 2016 - Political Science - 448 pages
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This edition of Politics in the New South takes the remarkable story of the transformation of southern politics in the twentieth century up through the virtual triumph of southern Republicanism in the mid-1990s. The book explores not only the fundamental changes that have occurred - in party politics, political leadership, voting rights and black participation - but also the strong continuities in the political culture of the South despite a reversal of party allegiances. There is no richer or more readable introduction to the politics of the South - a region that shows us important aspects of both our past and our future.
 

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Contents

List of Tables and Figures
1a Southern per Capita Income 19291960
Race and Poverty in the TwentiethCentury South
Southern Republicans and Presidential
1a Southern Presidential Vote 19001912
2a Southern Presidential Vote 19641980
3 Southern Republican Presidential Base 19721992
Southern Republicanism in State
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4 Southern Vote for Republican Gubernatorial Candidates
The Leadership of Southern
South
Chapter 11 Conclusion The New South
Toward the Civil Rights Movement
Political Leadership Southern Governors
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1 Southern Vote for Republican Gubernatorial Candidates

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