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Historical Dictionary of United States Political Parties, 3rd Edition

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Historical Dictionary of United States Political Parties, 3rd Edition

Historical Dictionary of United States Political Parties (Historical Dictionaries of U.S. Politics and Political Eras), 3rd Edition by Harold F. Bass Jr.
English | December 15th, 2019 | ISBN: 1538122995 | 490 pages | EPUB | 1.14 MB

For over two centuries, political parties have competed in encouraging, organizing, and directing political activity in the United States. This volume compiles the key concepts, terms, labels, and individuals central to identifying and comprehending these key roles political parties have played in American political life. The dictionary contains brief biographies of party leaders: major party presidential tickets; noteworthy minor party presidential nominees; congressional party leaders, including Speakers of the House of Representatives presidents pro tempore of the Senate, and floor leaders for both the majority and minority parties in each chamber; and chairs of the national party committees of the Democratic and Republican Parties. In addition to party leaders it also address the institutional offices they occupy and represent.

Reluctant Warriors: Germany, Japan, and Their U.S. Alliance Dilemma

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Reluctant Warriors: Germany, Japan, and Their U.S. Alliance Dilemma

Reluctant Warriors: Germany, Japan, and Their U.S. Alliance Dilemma by Alexandra Sakaki, Hanns W. Maull, Kerstin Lukner, Ellis S. Krauss, Thomas U. Berger
English | November 26th, 2019 | ISBN: 081573736X | 294 pages | True PDF | 5.41 MB

Can Germany and Japan do more militarily to uphold the international order?

Banking on Freedom: Black Women in U.S. Finance Before the New Deal (Columbia Studies in the History of U.S. Capitalism)

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Banking on Freedom: Black Women in U.S. Finance Before the New Deal (Columbia Studies in the History of U.S. Capitalism)

Banking on Freedom: Black Women in U.S. Finance Before the New Deal (Columbia Studies in the History of U.S. Capitalism) by Shennette Garrett-Scott
English | May 7th, 2019 | ISBN: 0231183917, 0231183909 | 288 pages | EPUB | 31.54 MB

Between 1888 and 1930, African Americans opened more than a hundred banks and thousands of other financial institutions. In Banking on Freedom, Shennette Garrett-Scott explores this rich period of black financial innovation and its transformative impact on U.S. capitalism through the story of the St. Luke Bank in Richmond, Virginia: the first and only bank run by black women.