Cowboy conservatism : Texas and the rise of the modern right /

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Author / Creator:Cunningham, Sean P.
Imprint:Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, c2010.
Description:xvi, 293 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Language:English
Series:New directions in Southern history
New directions in southern history.
Subject:Conservatism -- Texas -- History -- 20th century.
Conservatism.
Politics and government
Texas -- Politics and government -- 1951-
Texas.
History.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/8115391
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ISBN:9780813125763 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0813125766 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • List of Maps and Illustrations
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • 1. The Eyes of Texas: Political Culture and Tradition
  • 2. Growing Pains: The Politics of Extremism
  • 3. Reconstructing Conservatism: Antiliberalism and the Limits of "Law and Order"
  • 4. "I am a Sick American": Race, Fear, and the Limits of Backlash Politics
  • 5. Poisons: Establishments in Crisis
  • 6. Civil War: Populist Conservatism and the 1976 Campaigns
  • 7. The Gathering Storm: Republican Momentum and the Albatross of Jimmy Carter
  • 8. Revolution: Reagan and Texas in 1980
  • Conclusion
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index