Party Games: Getting, Keeping, and Using Power in Gilded Age Politics

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Univ of North Carolina Press, 2004 - 352 頁
Much of late-nineteenth-century American politics was parade and pageant. Voters crowded the polls, and their votes made a real difference on policy. In Party Games, Mark Wahlgren Summers tells the full story and admires much of the political carni
 

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A Typical Year
3
What Else Could He Have Put into H1?
19
Politics Is Only War without the Bayonets
33
The Demon Lovers
55
The Press of Public Business
73
The Best Majority Money Can Buy
91
An Eye on the Maine Chance
107
Anything Lord but Milwaukee Malapportionment and Gerrymandering
125
Class Warfare MainstreamParty Style
175
The Treason of the Ineffectuals
195
A Little Knight Music
211
The Fix Is In
229
Dishing the Pops
251
Parties to a Conspiracy
277
Notes
283
Bibliography
321

PursenAll Influence
141
The Round House of Legislation
161

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Mark Wahlgren Summers is Thomas D. Clark Professor of History at the University of Kentucky. He is author of many books, including "The Press Gang: Newspapers and Politics, 1865-1878" and "Rum, Romanism, and Rebellion: The Making of a President, 1884.

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