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The American political party system : a reference handbook

Author: Michael C LeMay
Publisher: Santa Barbara, California : ABC-CLIO, [2017]
Series: Contemporary world issues.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book explores the American political process as seen through the lens of six pivotal presidencies that shaped America's culture, politics, and society and considers how our current president may be the latest transformative leader in this lineage. It offers insight into the American political machine and reveals how and why the two-party system became so dominant in American politics.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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LeMay, Michael C., 1941-
American political party system.
Santa Barbara, California : ABC-CLIO, [2017]
(DLC) 2017006961
(OCoLC)973199787
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael C LeMay
ISBN: 9781440854125 1440854122
OCLC Number: 973222489
Awards: Winner of Outstanding Academic Title, 2017 2018 (United States)
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 368 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Background and history --
Problems, controversies, and solutions --
Perspectives --
Profiles --
Data and documents --
Resources --
Chronology.
Series Title: Contemporary world issues.
Responsibility: Michael C. LeMay.

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