Divided States of America: The Slash and Burn Politics of the 2004 Presidential Election

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Larry Sabato
Longman Publishing Group, 2005 - History - 299 pages
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A follow-up to his bestselling Get in the Booth! A Citizen's Guide to the 2004 Election, Larry Sabato's new book looks back at the 2004 campaigns and election and offers fresh analyses and trenchant commentary by a team of experts who were closest to the action. Divided States of America describes the most significant events and issues that dominated the most divisive and expensive election in recent memory, including: The rise and fall of Howard Dean The "Bush Mandate" The impact of campaign finance laws The role of religion Campaign finance laws The impact of the Internet The effectiveness of John Kerry in the red states The role of the news media.

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I must commend Mr Sabato for his in depth analysis of American politics and why we vote the way we do. I recommend this book to any serious scholar of political history but some of the raw numbers may ... Read full review

Divided states of America: the slash and burn politics of the 2004 presidential election

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When students, historians and politics junkies look back on the 2004 election, this fact-filled volume will make a reliable source. Elections pundit Sabato, director of the Center for Politics at the ... Read full review


Nominations and Conventions
The Hidden Story
The Rise and Fall of Howard Dean

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Larry J. Sabato is the Robert Kent Gooch Professor of Politics at the University of Virginia, and the Director of the UVA Center for Politics. His over 20 books include Divided States of America: The Slash and Burn Politics of the 2004 Presidential Election, and the American politics text, American Government: Continuity and Change. Other contributors include:
Jeanne Shaheen, Harvard University Institute of Politics
Gabriel Escobar, Pew Hispanic Center
Jeff Birnbaum, The Washington Post
James Kitfield, National Journal
Bruce Alpert, New Orleans Times
John Dickerson, Slate Magazine
John Hinderaker, Powerlineblog.com
Markos Moulitsas, Dailykos.com

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