Dynamic Dominion / Edition 2

Dynamic Dominion / Edition 2

by Frank B. Atkinson
     
 

The Dynamic Dominion tells the dramatic story of Virginia's political transformation from the Second World War to the Reagan Revolution. The cradle of American democracy — and thus of the democratic movement that is sweeping the globe today — the venerable Old Dominion has emerged again in the second half of the 20th century as a dynamic political pace

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Overview

The Dynamic Dominion tells the dramatic story of Virginia's political transformation from the Second World War to the Reagan Revolution. The cradle of American democracy — and thus of the democratic movement that is sweeping the globe today — the venerable Old Dominion has emerged again in the second half of the 20th century as a dynamic political pace setter for the nation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742552098
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
07/28/2006
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
504
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1 Preface: A Heritage of Leadership Part 2 I. The Byrd Organization's Loosening Grip (1945-1953) Chapter 3 1. Harry Byrd's Virginia Chapter 4 2. Mountain-Valley Republicanism Chapter 5 3. Tuck, "Trumanism," and the 1948 Miscue Chapter 6 4. 1949: Thunder on the Left Chapter 7 5. The Eisenhower Invasion Chapter 8 6. "Golden Silence" and Presidential Republicanism Chapter 9 7. The Ted Dalton Phenomenon Part 10 II. Hostage to Massive Resistance (1945-1963) Chapter 11 8. Byrd, Brown, and the Politics of Race Chapter 12 9. 1957: The Massive Resistance Election Chapter 13 10. Almond Joyless: The Collapse and its Aftermath Chapter 14 11. Governor Harrison and the "Happy Bridge" Part 15 III. A New Democratic Coalition Emerges (1964-1967) Chapter 16 12. Suddenly, an Expanded Electorate Chapter 17 13. Identity Crisis: The Goldwater GOP Battles Byrd Chapter 18 14. Aboard the Lady Byrd Special Chapter 19 15. The Godwin Revolution Chapter 20 16. 1966: End of an Era Part 21 IV. Triumph and Turmoil: The Holton GOP (1968-1971) Chapter 22 17. Prologue: Republican Resolve, Democratic Division Chapter 23 18. "It's Time for a Change" Chapter 24 19. Linwood Holton and the Burden of Being Governor First Chapter 25 20. 1970: Opportunity Lost Chapter 26 21. The Reynolds Tragedy Part 27 V. Obenshain, Godwin, and the Rapid Realignment (1945-1953) Chapter 28 22. The Realignment that Might Have Been Chapter 29 23. 1972: Obenshain Takes Charge Chapter 30 24. Mills Godwin: Reluctant Republican Chapter 31 25. Armageddon, Virginia-Style Chapter 32 26. Watergate: Realignment Reassessed Part 33 VI. The Conservative Coalition and Republican Ascendancy (1976-1980) Chapter 34 27. The Enigmatic "Coalition" Chapter 35 28. The State-of-the-Art GOP Chapter 36 29. Henry Howell Strikes Again Chapter 37 30. 1977: The Dalton Dream Fulfilled Chapter 38 31: The "Great Indoor Primary" of 1978 Chapter 39 32. The Obenshain Tragedy Chapter 40 33. The Country Catches Up Part 41 Epilogue: Into the Reagan Era

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