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Author Crespino, Joseph.
Title Strom Thurmond's America / Joseph Crespino.
Publisher New York : Hill and Wang, 2012.
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 Book Stacks  E748.T58 C74 2012  AVAILABLE
Descript x, 404 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Edition 1st ed.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Chronicles the life of the polarizing senator from South Carolina, characterizing him as a segregationist and a Sunbelt conservative.
Contents Introduction -- Edgefield, U.S.A. (1902-1932) -- Becoming Governor Thurmond (1932-1947) -- Lost in translation (1948) -- Pluck and luck (1949-1954) -- Massive resistances (1955-1960) -- Outside agitators (1960-1963) -- Muzzling and the American right (1958-1963) -- Party hopping (1964) -- Law and order (1965-1968) -- Annus mirabilis (1968) -- Perils of an insider (1969-1972) -- A new right and the old (1972-1980) -- Ol' Strom in the modern South (1978-1990) -- All Strom's children (1990-2003) -- Epilogue: The scarred stone.
ISBN 9780809094806 (alk. paper)
0809094800 (alk. paper)
Subject Thurmond, Strom, 1902-2003.
Legislators -- United States -- Biography.
United States. Congress. Senate -- Biography.
South Carolina -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950.
South Carolina -- Politics and government -- 1951-
Southern States -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950.
Southern States -- Politics and government -- 1951-
Southern States -- Race relations.
Civil rights movements -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century.
Politicians -- South Carolina -- Biography.

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