Strom Thurmond and the Politics of Southern Change

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Mercer University Press, 1994 - Political Science - 574 pages
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Reprint of the Simon & Schuster edition originally published in 1993. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.
  

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The life of Republican Senator Strom Thurmond of South Carolina almost spans the 20th century. (He was born in 1902.) In addition to his service in the Senate, Thurmond was both a governor of South ... Read full review

Contents

Standing with the People
11
The Legacy of Pitchfork Ben 18701928
18
On the Move 19291937
37
Insulation Against the Turmoil 19381946
53
Making Choices 1947
93
Irreversible Course January 1948June 1948
126
Candidate by Default July 1948December 1948
154
In the Shadow of the Court 19491953
194
The Center Cannot Hold 19651970
363
19711979
414
A Man Redeemed a Life Remembered 19801992
454
Abbreviations Used in Source Notes
499
Notes
501
Bibliography
547
Acknowledgments
554
Index
557

The Year of Precedents 1954
239
Resistance and Resolve 19551960
268
Breakthrough 19611964
315
Picture Credits
575
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Nadine Cohodas is the author of, among other books, "Queen: The Life and Music of Dinah Washington".

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