The Resource The paradox of Tar Heel politics: : the personalities, elections, and events that shaped modern North Carolina, Rob Christensen, (ebook)

The paradox of Tar Heel politics: : the personalities, elections, and events that shaped modern North Carolina, Rob Christensen, (ebook)

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The paradox of Tar Heel politics: : the personalities, elections, and events that shaped modern North Carolina
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The paradox of Tar Heel politics:
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the personalities, elections, and events that shaped modern North Carolina
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Rob Christensen
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eng
Summary
How can a state be represented by Jesse Helms and John Edwards at the same time? Journalist Rob Christensen answers that question and navigates a century of political history in North Carolina, one of the most politically vibrant and competitive southern states, where neither conservatives nor liberals, Democrats nor Republicans, have been able to rest easy. It is this climate of competition and challenge, Christensen argues, that enabled North Carolina to rise from poverty in the nineteenth century to become a leader in research, education, and banking in the twentieth. In this new paperback edition, Christensen provides updated coverage of recent changes in North Carolina's political landscape, including the scandals surrounding John Edwards and Mike Easley, the defeat of U.S. senator Elizabeth Dole, the election of the state's first woman governor, and voters' approval of an African American candidate for president. The book provides an overview of the run-up to the 2010 elections and explains how North Carolina has become, arguably, the most politically competitive state in the South
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Midwest
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Christensen, Rob
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975.6
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Electronic books
  • North Carolina
  • North Carolina
  • Political culture
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adult
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The paradox of Tar Heel politics: : the personalities, elections, and events that shaped modern North Carolina, Rob Christensen, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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9780807899632
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11719643
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remote
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11719643
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MWT11719643
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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The paradox of Tar Heel politics: : the personalities, elections, and events that shaped modern North Carolina, Rob Christensen, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780807899632
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11719643
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11719643
System control number
MWT11719643
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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