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Democratic Experiment

New Directions in American Political History
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ISBN-13:
9781400825820
Einband:
Ebook
Seiten:
464
Autor:
Meg Jacobs
eBook Typ:
PDF
eBook Format:
EPUB
Kopierschutz:
2 - DRM Adobe
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

CONTRIBUTORS ixACKNOWLEDGMENTS xiii
CHAPTER ONE
The Democratic Experiment: New Directions in American Political History by Meg Jacobs and Julian E. Zelizer 1
CHAPTER TWO
Explaining the Unexplainable: The Cultural Context of the Sedition Act by Joanne B. Freeman 20
CHAPTER THREE
Affairs of Office: The Executive Departments, the Election of 1828, and the Making of the Democratic Party by Richard R. John 50
CHAPTER FOUR
The Legal Transformation of Citizenship in Nineteenth-Century America by William J. Novak 85
CHAPTER FIVE
Bringing the Constitution Back In: Amendment, Innovation, and Popular Democracy during the Civil War Era by Michael Vorenberg 120
CHAPTER SIX
Democracy in the Age of Capital: Contesting Suffrage Rights in Gilded Age New York by Sven Beckert 146
CHAPTER SEVEN
Domesticity versus Manhood Rights: Republicans, Democrats, and "Family Values "Politics,1856-1896 by Rebecca Edwards 175
CHAPTER EIGHT
The Case for Courts: Law and Political Development in the Progressive Era by Michael Willrich 198
CHAPTER NINE
"Mirrors of Desires":Interest Groups, Elections, and the Targeted Style in Twentieth-Century America by Brian Balogh 222
CHAPTER TEN
Pocketbook Politics: Democracy and the Market in Twentieth-Century America by Meg Jacobs 250
CHAPTER ELEVEN
The Uneasy Relationship: Democracy, Taxation, and State Building since the New Deal by Julian E. Zelizer 276
CHAPTER TWELVE
All Politics Is Local: The Persistence of Localism in Twentieth-Century America by Thomas J. Sugrue 301
CHAPTER THIRTEEN
Suburban Strategies: The Volatile Center in Postwar American Politics by Matthew D. Lassiter 327
CHAPTER FOURTEEN
From Hartz to Tocqueville: Shifting the Focus from Liberalism to Democracy in America by James T Kloppenberg 350
CHAPTER FIFTEEN
The Possibilities of Analytical Political History Ira Katznelson 381
INDEX 401
In a series of fascinating essays that explore topics in American politics from the nation's founding to the present day , The Democratic Experiment opens up exciting new avenues for historical research while offering bold claims about the tensions that have animated American public life. Revealing the fierce struggles that have taken place over the role of the federal government and the character of representative democracy, the authors trace the contested and dynamic evolution of the national polity.

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