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The Resource Legacies of losing in American politics, Jeffrey K. Tulis, Nicole Mellow

Legacies of losing in American politics, Jeffrey K. Tulis, Nicole Mellow

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Legacies of losing in American politics
Title
Legacies of losing in American politics
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Jeffrey K. Tulis, Nicole Mellow
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eng
Summary
American politics is typically a story about winners. The fading away of defeated politicians and political movements is a feature of American politics that ensures political stability and a peaceful transition of power. But American history has also been built on defeated candidates, failed presidents, and social movements that at pivotal moments did not dissipate as expected but instead persisted and eventually achieved success for the loser's ideas and preferred policies. With Legacies of Losing in American Politics, Jeffrey K. Tulis and Nicole Mellow rethink three pivotal moments in American political history: the founding, when anti-Federalists failed to stop the ratification of the Constitution; the aftermath of the Civil War, when President Andrew Johnson's plan for restoring the South to the Union was defeated; and the 1964 presidential campaign, when Barry Goldwater's challenge to the New Deal order was soundly defeated by Lyndon B. Johnson. In each of these cases, the very mechanisms that caused the initial failures facilitated their eventual success. After the dust of the immediate political defeat settled, these seemingly discredited ideas and programs disrupted political convention by prevailing, often subverting, and occasionally enhancing constitutional fidelity. Tulis and Mellow present a nuanced story of winning and losing and offer a new understanding of American political development as the interweaving of opposing ideas
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PUL
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Tulis, Jeffrey,
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index present
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non fiction
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bibliography
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Mellow, Nicole,
Series statement
Chicago studies in American politics
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  • Johnson, Andrew
  • Goldwater, Barry M.
  • Federal government
  • Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
  • United States
  • Goldwater, Barry M.
  • Johnson, Andrew
  • Reconstruction (United States : 1865-1877)
  • Federal government
  • Politics and government
  • United States
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Legacies of losing in American politics, Jeffrey K. Tulis, Nicole Mellow
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Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 173-203) and index
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Political failure, and success -- Founding : the anti-federal appropriation -- Reconstruction : Andrew Johnson's politics of obstruction -- New deal : Barry Goldwater's politics of integrity -- Legacies of loss in American politics
Control code
975487111
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
212 pages
Isbn
9780226515298
Lccn
2017031817
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
Bates: Jeffrey Tulis, Member of the Bates College Class of 1972
System control number
(OCoLC)975487111
Label
Legacies of losing in American politics, Jeffrey K. Tulis, Nicole Mellow
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 173-203) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Political failure, and success -- Founding : the anti-federal appropriation -- Reconstruction : Andrew Johnson's politics of obstruction -- New deal : Barry Goldwater's politics of integrity -- Legacies of loss in American politics
Control code
975487111
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
212 pages
Isbn
9780226515298
Lccn
2017031817
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
Bates: Jeffrey Tulis, Member of the Bates College Class of 1972
System control number
(OCoLC)975487111

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