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The rise and fall of the Branchhead boys : North Carolina's Scottfamily and the era of progressive politics

Author: Rob Christensen; ProQuest (Firme)
Publisher: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2019] ©2019
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Louisiana had the Longs, Virginia had the Byrds, Georgia had the Talmadges, and North Carolina had the Scotts. In this history of North Carolina's most influential political family, Rob Christensen tells the story of the Scotts and how they dominated Tar Heel politics. Three generations of Scotts-W. Kerr Scott, Robert Scott, and Meg Scott Phipps-held statewide office. Despite stereotypes about rural white  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Livres numériques
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Christensen, Rob.
Rise and fall of the Branchhead boys : North Carolina's Scott family and the era of progressive politics.
Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, c2019
337 pages
(DLC) 2018049279
Named Person: Scott family.; Scott family.; Scott family.
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rob Christensen; ProQuest (Firme)
ISBN: 9781469651040 1469651041 9781469651064 1469651068
OCLC Number: 1107164194
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (337 pages)
Contents: Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Introduction; 1. Haw River; 2. Hard Times; 3. 1948; 4. Mud Tax; 5. Low-Voltage Sutton; 6. Dr. Frank and Aftermath; 7. The Last Spittoon; 8. Passing the Torch; 9. 1968; 10. King Tobacco and the Farm Boy; 11. Fire in the Streets; 12. Busing; 13. Reform, Controversy, and Backlash; 14. End of an Era; Conclusion; Acknowledgments; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K;L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y
Responsibility: Rob Christensen.

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Louisiana had the Longs, Virginia had the Byrds, Georgia had the Talmadges, and North Carolina had the Scotts. In this history of North Carolina's most influential political family, Rob Christensen  Read more...

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