Weaving together interviews from dozens of political luminaries and deep archival research, Christensen offers an engaging and definitive historical account of not only the Scott family's legacy but also how race and populism informed North Carolina politics during the twentieth century.
|Publisher:||The University of North Carolina Press|
|Sold by:||Barnes & Noble|
|File size:||6 MB|
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Rob Christensen captures the spirit of the times in this captivating history of the Scott family. Anyone wanting to understand North Carolina politics and history should read this book."—Tom Eamon, author of The Making of a Southern Democracy
From Rob Christensen, the dean of North Carolina political reporters, comes this invaluable contribution, told through the lives and careers of the Scott family. The Rise and Fall of the Branchhead Boys is crisp, accessible, smart, and thoroughly researched—and essential reading for students of modern North Carolina."—William A. Link, author of William Friday: Power, Purpose, and American Higher Education