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050 4 _aE185.615 .W85 2015
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100 1 _aWright Rigueur, Leah.
245 1 4 _aThe Loneliness of the Black Republican :
_bPragmatic Politics and the Pursuit of Power
260 _aPrinceton :
_bPrinceton University Press,
_c2014.
300 _a1 online resource (431 p.)
490 0 _aeBooks on Demand
490 1 _aPolitics and Society in Twentieth-Century America
505 0 _aCover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; A Brief Note on Sources; Abbreviations; INTRODUCTION: The Paradox of the Black Republican; 1. Running with Hares and Hunting with Hounds; 2. A Thorn in the Flesh of the GOP; 3. The Challenge of Change; 4. Richard Nixon's Black Cabinet; 5. Exorcising the Ghost of Richard Nixon; 6. More Shadow than Substance; 7 . The Time of the Black Elephant; CONCLUSION: No Room at the Inn; Appendix; Notes; Index
520 _a Covering more than four decades of American social and political history, The Loneliness of the Black Republican examines the ideas and actions of black Republican activists, officials, and politicians, from the era of the New Deal to Ronald Reagan's presidential ascent in 1980. Their unique stories reveal African Americans fighting for an alternative economic and civil rights movement-even as the Republican Party appeared increasingly hostile to that very idea. Black party members attempted to influence the direction of conservatism-not to destroy it, but rather to expand the ideology to inc
588 _aDescription based upon print version of record.
650 4 _aAfrican American political activists -- History -- 20th century.
650 4 _aAfrican American politicians -- History -- 20th century.
650 4 _aAfrican Americans -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
650 4 _aConservatism -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
650 4 _aPolitics, Practical -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
650 4 _aPower (Social sciences) -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
650 4 _aRepublican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) -- History -- 20th century.
650 4 _aUnited States -- Politics and government -- 1933-1945.
650 4 _aUnited States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1989.
655 0 _aElectronic books.
776 0 8 _iPrint version:
_aWright Rigueur, Leah
_tThe Loneliness of the Black Republican : Pragmatic Politics and the Pursuit of Power
_dPrinceton : Princeton University Press,c2014
_z9780691159010
830 0 _aPolitics and Society in Twentieth-Century America
856 4 0 _uhttp://uttyler.eblib.com/patron/FullRecord.aspx?p=1776340
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