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Political parties and American political development

from the age of Jackson to the age of Lincoln

by Michael F. Holt

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Published by Louisiana State University Press in Baton Rouge .
Written in English

  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Political parties -- United States -- History -- 19th century,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1815-1861

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementMichael F. Holt.
      LC ClassificationsE415.7 .H75 1991
      The Physical Object
      Pagination365 p. :
      Number of Pages365
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1551667M
      ISBN 100807117285
      LC Control Number91031506

      Political Ideologies and Political Parties in America puts ideology front and center in the discussion of party coalition change. Treating ideology as neither a nuisance nor a given, the analysis describes the development of the modern liberal and conservative ideologies that form the basis of our modern political parties. Hans Noel shows that liberalism and conservatism . Barry C. Burden is a professor in the Department of Political Science and is affiliated with the La Follette School of Public Affairs at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. He earned his PhD at The Ohio State University in and has been at Wisconsin since In he was given the Emerging Scholar Award by the American Political Science Association's organized .

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