A history of the U.S. political system : ideas, interests, and institutions / Richard A. Harris and Daniel J. Tichenor, editors.

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Harris, Richard A., 1951-
Tichenor, Daniel J., 1966-
Language:English
Published: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, [2010], ©2010.
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Physical Description:3 volumes : illustrations ; 29 cm
Variant Title:
History of the United States political system.
Format: Book
Contents:
  • v. 1. Foundations : liberalism, republicanism, and reform in American political thought
  • Religion and American politics
  • Cities, states, and American federalism
  • The Congress
  • The presidency
  • The federal bureaucracy
  • The courts
  • v. 2. Political parties
  • Elections
  • Interest groups
  • Social movements
  • The media and public opinion
  • The policy-making process
  • Domestic policy
  • Making foreign policy
  • v. 3. The early republic
  • The age of Jackson and the antebellum period
  • The Civil War and Reconstruction
  • The gilded age and the rise of populism
  • The progressive era, World War I, and the 1920s
  • The New Deal
  • World War II and postwar America
  • The 1960s
  • The 1970s and the Reagan revolution
  • Contemporary American politics.