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Author Connolly, James J., 1962-

Title An elusive unity : urban democracy and machine politics in industrializing America / James J. Connolly

Publ Info Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 2010
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 RWU Main Library  JS431 .C645 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  JS431 C645 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xiv, 264 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-256) and index
Contents Introduction : the problem of pluralism in antebellum American politics -- Explaining Tweed : the limits of consensual politics -- Inventing the machine : liberal reform and the social analysis of urban politics -- Labor's republic lost : the workingmen's insurgency and class politics in the Gilded Age city -- The feminine challenge : clubwomen and urban politics -- In defense of professional politics -- Progressivism and pluralism -- The problem with the public : Lincoln Steffens and municipal reform -- Epilogue : The last hurrah and the vindication of machine politics
LC subject Municipal government -- Northeastern States -- History -- 19th century
Municipal government -- Middle West -- History -- 19th century
Democracy -- Northeastern States -- History -- 19th century
Democracy -- Middle West -- History -- 19th century
Cultural pluralism -- Northeastern States -- History -- 19th century
Cultural pluralism -- Middle West -- History -- 19th century
Political culture -- Northeastern States -- History -- 19th century
Political culture -- Middle West -- History -- 19th century
Northeastern States -- Politics and government -- 19th century
Middle West -- Politics and government -- 19th century
ISBN 9780801441912 (cloth : alk. paper)
0801441919 (cloth : alk. paper)