Presidential Campaigns

Presidential Campaigns

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Presidential Campaigns, an enlightening and endlessly entertaining history of American presidential elections, brings each campaign, from Washington to Reagan, vividly to life. Boller chronicles the frenzy and frolic spawned by campaigns--the songs, slogans, rallies, leaflets, parades, and hyperbolic oratory--and also gives an account of the serious side of elections--the great public debates on race relations, economic policy and the candidates' stands on the vital issues of the day. Above all, Boller makes clear that, despite their shortcomings, presidential campaigns are an inseparable part of democratic politics in the United States. These quadrennial showdowns have alternately perplexed, pleased and fascinated the American people, teaching us much about the character of our more

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  • Paperback | 448 pages
  • 134.62 x 200.66 x 25.4mm | 385.55g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0195037227
  • 9780195037227

About Paul F. Boller

About the Author: Paul F. Boller Jr., is Emeritus Professor of History at Texas Christian University. His previous books include the best-selling Presidential Anecdotes and more

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