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The class of '74 : Congress after Watergate and the roots of partisanship / John A. Lawrence.

Author/Creator:
Lawrence, John A., 1949- author.
Other Title:
Class of 1974
Publication:
Baltimore, Maryland : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2018. , ©2018
Format/Description:
Book
xi, 380 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Subjects:
United States. Congress -- (94th : 1977-1979)
United States. Congress
United States -- Politics and government -- 1977-1981.
HISTORY -- United States -- 20th Century.
Politics and government.
United States
Contents:
Introduction : we came here to take the Bastille
Toothless, sapless, and secretive
Seeds of rebellion
The class : diverse and determined
The reinforcements
The revolution
Time to put on the long pants
Thermidor
The Republican reformers
Revolution or skirmish?
Before you can save the world, save your seat
Coda for reform
Reform and the rise of polarization
Conclusion : a hinge point in history.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9781421424699
142142469X
9781421424705
OCLC:
1005832938
Publisher Number:
99976361829
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