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Boundaries of the State In Us History

Boundaries of the State In Us History

James T. Sparrow, William J. Novak, and Stephen W. Sawyer (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226277646
eISBN:
9780226277813
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226277813.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

In their productive outpouring, the scholarly literatures on “the state” in American history and political development have advanced myriad working assumptions about the state without reconciling ... More

Chicago's Block ClubsHow Neighbors Shape the City

Chicago's Block Clubs: How Neighbors Shape the City

Amanda I. Seligman

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226385716
eISBN:
9780226385990
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226385990.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

Chicagoans have participated in block clubs for a century. Block clubs are small, geographically-based, voluntary organizations dedicated to improving the physical environment and regulating public ... More

Inside the Presidential DebatesTheir Improbable Past and Promising Future

Inside the Presidential Debates: Their Improbable Past and Promising Future

Newton N. Minow and Craig L. LaMay

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226530413
eISBN:
9780226530390
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226530390.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

Newton Minow's long engagement with the world of television began nearly fifty years ago when President John F. Kennedy appointed him chairman of the Federal Communications Commission. As its head, ... More

Insurgent DemocracyThe Nonpartisan League in North American Politics

Insurgent Democracy: The Nonpartisan League in North American Politics

Michael J. Lansing

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226283500
eISBN:
9780226283647
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226283647.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

In 1915, western farmers created the starkest challenge to party politics in twentieth-century America. Their movement—the Nonpartisan League (NPL)—deployed novel tactics that challenged existing ... More

Liberty PowerAntislavery Third Parties and the Transformation of American Politics

Liberty Power: Antislavery Third Parties and the Transformation of American Politics

Corey M. Brooks

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226307282
eISBN:
9780226307312
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226307312.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book tells the story of how abolitionist activists built the most transformative third-party movement in American history and set in motion changes that eventuated in the rise of the Republican ... More

A Peaceful ConquestWoodrow Wilson, Religion, and the New World Order

A Peaceful Conquest: Woodrow Wilson, Religion, and the New World Order

Cara Lea Burnidge

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226232317
eISBN:
9780226232454
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226232454.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

A century after his presidency, Woodrow Wilson remains one of the most compelling and complicated figures ever to occupy the Oval Office. A political outsider, Wilson brought to the presidency a ... More

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