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The Vital South

How Presidents are Elected

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674734579

Publication Date: 03/01/1992

400 pages

26 line illustrations, 19 maps, 22 tables

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Once again a southern governor has shown Democrats the road to the White House. As a native southerner, President Bill Clinton has the opportunity to rebuild Democratic strength in the region. For the Republicans, carrying the entire South still remains a crucial imperative.

The Vital South is the first book to chronicle the massive shift of southern electoral power to Republican presidential candidates, while also showing how Democrats can again become competitive in the region. Deftly combining political narrative, in-depth analysis, and telling anecdotes, this book will be a definitive source on southern presidential politics for years to come.

Awards & Accolades

  • 1992 Winner of the Professional/Scholarly Publishing Award of the Association of American Publishers, Government and Political Science Category
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