Politics at the Periphery: Third Parties in Two-Party America / Edition 1

Politics at the Periphery: Third Parties in Two-Party America / Edition 1

by J. David Gillespie

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University of South Carolina Press
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6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.78(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1On the Outside Looking In: Third Parties and the Political Mainstream6
Ch. 2Brightly Blazing Candles: Transient National Third Parties in the Nineteenth Century41
Ch. 3Candles in the Wind: Transient National Third Parties in the Twentieth Century80
Ch. 4Not Whistling Dixie: Women, African-Americans, and the Third-Party Course140
Ch. 5Sustained by Faith: Doctrinal Parties171
Ch. 6Non-National Significant Others: Important State and Community Parties226
Ch. 7What Manner of Men and Women? Beliefs and Personalities of Third-Party Leaders267
Ch. 8Looking Back, Looking Ahead: The Third-Party Legacy and the Future283
Appendix One: Returns from November 3, 1992, Presidential Election291
Appendix Two: Addresses of Third Parties293
Appendix Three: Third-Party and Independent Candidacies Receiving at Least One Percent of Popular Vote for President295
Appendix Four: Third-Party Presence (Excluding Independents) in U.S. Congress298
Appendix Five: Third-Party and Independent Gubernatorial Popular Elections302
Appendix Six: Study Statements and Factor Scores306
Suggestions for Further Reading317
Index of Parties, Associations, and People323

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