The roots of modern conservatism : Dewey, Taft, and the battle for the soul of the Republican Party (Book, 2011) [WorldCat.org]
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The roots of modern conservatism : Dewey, Taft, and the battle for the soul of the Republican Party

Author: Michael Bowen
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Between 1944 and 1953, a power struggle emerged between New York governor Thomas Dewey and U.S. senator Robert Taft of Ohio that threatened to split the Republican Party. Michael Bowen reveals how  Read more...

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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Bowen
ISBN: 9780807834855 0807834858
OCLC Number: 801648522
Description: ix, 254 p. ; 25 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments ; Abbreviations and acronyms ; Introduction ; 1: Thirst for power and self-perpetuation, 1944-1946 ; 2: Communism vs Republicanism, 1946-1948 ; 3: Opportunity wasted, 1948 ; 4: Nation of morons, 1949-1950 ; 5: Great Republican mystery, 1951-1952 ; 6: If we sleep on this, we are really suckers, 1952 ; 7: Prelude to a purge, 1952-1953 ; 8: Moderating Republicanism, 1953-1964 ; Conclusion ; Notes ; Bibliography ; Index.
Responsibility: by Michael Bowen.
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