Census Reports Tenth Census

June 1, 1880

Author: United States. Census Office

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: United States

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The Third Electoral System, 1853-1892

Parties, Voters, and Political Cultures

Author: Paul Kleppner

Publisher: UNC Press Books

ISBN: 146963953X

Category: Political Science

Page: 448

View: 6997

This analysis of the contours and social bases of mass voting behavior in the United States over the course of the third electoral era, from 1853 to 1892, provides a deep and rich understanding of the ways in which ethnoreligious values shaped party combat in the late nineteenth century. It was this uniquely American mode of "political confessionals" that underlay the distinctive characteristics of the era's electoral universe. In its exploration of the the political roles of native and immigrant ethnic and religious groups, this study bridges the gap between political and social history. The detailed analysis of ethnoreligious experiences, values, and beliefs is integrated into an explanation of the relationship between group political subcultures and partisan preferences which wil be of interest to political sociologists, political scientists, and also political and social historians. Unlike other works of this genre, this book is not confined to a single description of the voting patterns of a single state, or of a series of states in one geographic region, but cuts across states and regions, while remaining sensitive to the enormously significant ways in which political and historical context conditioned mass political behavior. The author accomplishes this remarkable fusion by weaving the small patterns evident in detailed case studies into a larger overview of the electoral system. The result is a unified conceptual framework that can be used to understand both American political behavior duing an important era and the general preconditions of social-group political consciousness. Challenging in major ways the liberal-rational assumptions that have dominated political history, the book provides the foundation for a synthesis of party tactics, organizational practices, public rhetoric, and elite and mass behaviors.

Bureau of the Census Catalog

Author: United States. Bureau of the Census

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: United States

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General censuses and vital statistics in the Americas

An annotated bibliography of the historical censuses and current vital statistics of the 21 American republics, the American sections of the British Commonwealth of Nations, the American colonies of Denmark, France, and the Netherlands, and the American territories and possessions of the United States

Author: Library of Congress. Census Library Project,Irene (Barnes) Taeuber,United States. Bureau of the Census

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Social Science

Page: 151

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