Pursuit of Unity: A Political History of the American South / Edition 1

Pursuit of Unity: A Political History of the American South / Edition 1

by Michael Perman
     
 

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Pursuit of Unity: A Political History of the American South

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807872284
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date:
02/01/2012
Edition description:
1
Pages:
408
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Pt. I One-Party Dominance, 1800-1861

1 A One-Party South: Republican Ascendancy 11

2 A Two-Party South : Whigs and Democrats 38

3 A One-Party South Again: Democratic Ascendancy 60

Pt. II No-Party Politics, 1861-1865

4 Politics without Parties: The Confederacy 97

5 Party Politics under Assault: Reconstruction 117

6 Achieving Democratic Hegemony: The 1880s 142

7 Eliminating the Opposition: The 1890s 157

Pt. IV One-Party System, 1901-1965

8 Democrats and Demagogues in the Solid South 185

9 Reform and Reaction in the Solid South 204

10 The New Deal Challenge to the Solid South 225

11 The Liberal Challenge in the 1940s 248

12 The Solid South under Attack: White Defiance 263

13 The Solid South under Attack: Black Gains 288

Pt. V From One Party to Two, 1965-1994

14 Old Responses and New Direction, 1965-1980 307

15 The Emergence of a Two-Party South since 1980 334

Notes 359

Bibliography 369

Index 379

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