The Concise Princeton Encyclopedia of American Political History

The Concise Princeton Encyclopedia of American Political History

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With 150 accessible articles written by more than 130 leading experts, this essential reference provides authoritative introductions to some of the most important and talked-about topics in American history and politics, from the founding to today. Abridged from the acclaimed Princeton Encyclopedia of American Political History, this is the only single-volume encyclopedia that provides comprehensive coverage of both the traditional topics of U.S. political history and the broader forces that shape American politics--including economics, religion, social movements, race, class, and gender. Fully indexed and cross-referenced, each entry provides crucial context, expert analysis, informed perspectives, and suggestions for further reading. Contributors include Dean Baker, Lewis Gould, Alex Keyssar, James Kloppenberg, Patricia Nelson Limerick, Lisa McGirr, Jack Rakove, Nick Salvatore, Stephen Skowronek, Jeremi Suri, Julian Zelizer, and many more. Entries cover: Key political periods, from the founding to today Political institutions, major parties, and founding documents The broader forces that shape U.S. politics, from economics, religion, and social movements to race, class, and gender Ideas, philosophies, and movements The political history and influence of geographic regionsAfter Coolidge chose not to run for another term, the Republicans turned to his secretary of commerce, Herbert Hoover, in 1928 ... The stock market crash of 1929 and the depression that ensued over the next three years tested the resilience of the ... 1954; Robert H. Ferrell, The Presidency of Calvin Coolidge, 1998; Lewis L. Gould, Four Hats in the Ring: The Election ... 2008; Idem, Grand Old Party: A History of the Republicans, 2003; Idem, The Presidency of Theodore Roosevelt, 1991;anbsp;...

Title:The Concise Princeton Encyclopedia of American Political History
Author:Michael Kazin, Rebecca Edwards, Adam Rothman
Publisher:Princeton University Press - 2011-08-08


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