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The paradox of Tar Heel politics : the personalities, elections, and events that shaped modern North Carolina

Author: Rob Christensen
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"How can a state be represented by Jesse Helms and John Edwards at the same time? Journalist Rob Christensen answers that question and navigates a century of political history in North Carolina, one of the most vibrant and competitive southern states, where neither conservatives nor liberals, Democrats nor Republicans, have been able to rest easy. It is this climate of competition and challenge, Christensen argues,  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Christensen, Rob.
Paradox of Tar Heel politics.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2008
(OCoLC)989690783
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rob Christensen
ISBN: 9780807831892 0807831891
OCLC Number: 175286347
Description: 351 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The Simmons machine --
The Shelby dynasty --
Branchhead boys --
The last of the conservative Democrats --
Dixie dynamo --
Jessecrats --
Jim Hunt and the Democratic revival --
Phoenix rising --
White shirts.
Responsibility: Rob Christensen.
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How can a state be represented by Jesse Helms and John Edwards at the same time? This book answers that question and navigates a century of political history in North Carolina, one of the vibrant and  Read more...

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A lively account of history [that] includes eyebrow-raising facts.--Fayetteville Observer

 
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