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The Resource The Republican Party and American Politics from Hoover to Reagan, Robert Mason

The Republican Party and American Politics from Hoover to Reagan, Robert Mason

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The Republican Party and American Politics from Hoover to Reagan
Title
The Republican Party and American Politics from Hoover to Reagan
Statement of responsibility
Robert Mason
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Robert Mason investigates how Republicans tackled the problem of their party's minority status from the Great Depression until the Reagan years"--
  • "During a long period of the twentieth century, stretching from the Great Depression until the Reagan years, defeat generally characterized the electoral record of the Republican party. Although Republicans sometimes secured victory in presidential contests, a majority of Americans identified with the Democratic party, not the GOP. This book investigates how Republicans tackled the problem of their party's minority status and why their efforts to boost GOP fortunes usually ended in failure. At the heart of the Republicans' minority puzzle was the profound and persistent popularity of New Deal liberalism. This puzzle was stubbornly resistant to solution. Efforts to develop a Republican version of government activism met little success. The same was true of conservative strategies that stressed a more fundamental rejection of the Democrats' arguments. Technocratic initiatives to improve party organization and communications similarly failed to facilitate an electoral breakthrough. Only the Democratic party's decline eventually created opportunities for Republican resurgence. This book is the first to offer a wide-ranging analysis of the topic, which is of central importance to any understanding of modern U.S. political history"--
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Cataloging source
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1970-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mason, Robert
Dewey number
324.273409/04
Index
index present
LC call number
JK2356
LC item number
.M27 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
  • United States
  • Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
  • HISTORY
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Politics and government
  • United States
Label
The Republican Party and American Politics from Hoover to Reagan, Robert Mason
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. "From old Home Melodies to Jazz Music": 1928-1933 -- 2. "As Maine Goes, So Goes Vermont": 1933-1939 -- 3. "The Simple Barefoot Wall Street Lawyer": 1939-1945 -- 4. "Liberty Versus Socialism": 1945-1953 -- 5. "Modern Republicanism": 1953-1961 -- 6. "A Choice, Not An Echo": 1960-1968 -- 7. "There's a Realignment Going On": 1968-1976 -- 8. "You Are Witnessing the Great Realignment": 1977-1989 -- Conclusion
Control code
775352360
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 310 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283383820
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9786613383822
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
338382
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)775352360
Label
The Republican Party and American Politics from Hoover to Reagan, Robert Mason
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. "From old Home Melodies to Jazz Music": 1928-1933 -- 2. "As Maine Goes, So Goes Vermont": 1933-1939 -- 3. "The Simple Barefoot Wall Street Lawyer": 1939-1945 -- 4. "Liberty Versus Socialism": 1945-1953 -- 5. "Modern Republicanism": 1953-1961 -- 6. "A Choice, Not An Echo": 1960-1968 -- 7. "There's a Realignment Going On": 1968-1976 -- 8. "You Are Witnessing the Great Realignment": 1977-1989 -- Conclusion
Control code
775352360
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 310 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283383820
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9786613383822
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
338382
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)775352360

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