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The Embattled Vote in America

From the Founding to the Present

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$27.95 • £22.95 • €25.00

ISBN 9780674972360

Publication Date: 09/10/2018


336 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches


  • Preface
  • Introduction: Voters and Nonvoters
  • 1. The Founding Fathers’ Mistake
  • 2. A White Man’s Republic
  • 3. Constructing and Deconstructing the Vote
  • 4. Votes for Women
  • 5. The Absent Voter
  • 6. The Voting Rights Act of 1965
  • 7. The New Wars over the Vote
  • 8. Reforming American Voting
  • Conclusion: The Embattled Vote
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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