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Presidential upsets : dark horses, underdogs, and corrupt bargains

Author: Doug Clouatre
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Abc-Clio, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This unique book examines election upsets in American presidential campaigns, offers in-depth analysis of several surprising election results, and explains why the front-running candidate lost.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2012038152
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Doug Clouatre
ISBN: 1440828679 9781440828676 1299055729 9781299055728
OCLC Number: 826855597
Description: 1 online resource (pages)
Contents: The anatomy of a presidential upset --
The Catholic president: Nixon v. Kennedy, 1960 --
The narrowest of margins: Garfield v. Hancock, 1880 --
The court rules for . . .: Bush v. Gore, 2000 --
The ugliest campaign: Adams v. Jefferson, 1800 --
Between Clevelands: Harrison v. Cleveland, 1888 --
The hand of God: Jackson v. Quincy Adams v. Clay v. Crawford, 1824 --
The election that would not end: Tilden v. Hayes, 1876 --
Give 'Em Hell Harry v. the Bride Groom: Truman v. Dewey, 1948 --
The smartest election: Hughes v. Wilson, 1916 --
The independent candidate: Taylor v. Cass, 1848 --
The greatest upset: the War Horse v. the Dark Horse, 1844 --
Presidential upsets: past, present, and future.
Responsibility: Douglas Clouatre.

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"An innovative, comprehensive examination of why each election should be viewed as an upset and why the upset occurred. . . . Summing Up: Recommended." - Choice

 
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