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The tolerant Populists : Kansas populism and nativism

The tolerant Populists : Kansas populism and nativism

Author: Walter T K Nugent
Publisher: Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

A political movement rallies against under regulated banks, widening gaps in wealth, and gridlocked governments. Sound familiar? Historians wrote approvingly of the Populists up into the 1950s. This  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Nugent, Walter T.K.
Tolerant Populists
(DLC) 2013005901
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Walter T K Nugent
ISBN: 9780226054117 022605411X 1299850820 9781299850828
OCLC Number: 861342103
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Populism bastinadoed, and some caveats --
The populist as monster --
Revising the revisionists --
The salad days --
Kansas in the eighties --
The ethnic pattern --
Prohibition and political futility --
Economic boom and bust --
"Agitate, educate, organize!" --
The birth of the alliance --
Goodbye, my party, goodbye --
The people's party and other people --
Fruits of victory --
A populist profile --
Money question or "money power"? --
Englishmen and Jews --
Alien land --
The political years --
Fusion and victory --
An arm-in-arm campaign --
Storms in the state house --
Populism against itself --
Fusion and faction --
Women's suffrage, prohibition, and the APA --
A three-ticket race --
Bleak results --
Free silver and "undesirable classes" --
A single-issue campaign --
The literacy test for immigrants --
After seven lean years --
Denouement --
Jingoes and humanitarians --
The 1898 campaign --
And afterward.
Responsibility: Walter Nugent.


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