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Southern Democrats

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Southern States,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Democratic Party (U.S.),
    • Southern States -- Politics and government -- 1951-,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1989,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1989-

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 185-195) and index.

      StatementNicol C. Rae.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJK2316 .R34 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 208 p. ;
      Number of Pages208
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1422478M
      ISBN 100195087089, 0195087097
      LC Control Number93032876

      Young Democrats of Georgia Southern, Statesboro, Georgia. likes. Young Democrats of Georgia Southern is a political club for students and local residents of Georgia Southern ers:   That book, “Whistling Past Dixie,” urged Democrats to develop a non-Southern national electoral strategy. Now the situation for Democrats in the South, he writes at The Baltimore Sun, is more bleak, even as their national prospects remain solid.


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