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The Plains political tradition : essays on South Dakota political culture

Author: Jon Lauck; John E Miller; Donald C Simmons, Jr
Publisher: Pierre : South Dakota State Historical Society Press, [2011]-
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Collects essays from historians and scholars who identify major influences on the political culture of South Dakota. Against a backdrop of agricultural ups and downs, varied religious beliefs, and  Read more...

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Plains political tradition
(OCoLC)1084453524
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jon Lauck; John E Miller; Donald C Simmons, Jr
ISBN: 9780982274927 0982274920 9780986035586 0986035580 9781941813195 1941813194
OCLC Number: 731192089
Description: volumes : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Volume 1: Introduction : in search of South Dakota's political culture / Jon Lauck, John E. Miller, and Donald C. Simmons, Jr. --
The foundations of political culture in East River South Dakota / Jon Lauck --
Immigrants and politics in South Dakota, 1861-1930 / Frank Van Nuys --
Setting the agenda : political parties and historical change in South Dakota / John E. Miller --
Another South Dakota or the road not taken : the left and the shaping of South Dakota political culture / William C. Pratt --
Home and family first : women and political culture / Paula M. Nelson --
Literature and the political cultures of South Dakota / Joel Johnson --
War and peace in South Dakota / Ahrar Ahmad --
Missiles and militarization : how the cold war shaped South Dakota political culture / Gretchen Heefner and Catherine McNicol Stock --
Environmentalism in South Dakota : a grassroots approach / John Husmann --
The American Indian movement and South Dakota politics / Jason A. Heppler --
Local government in South Dakota : the nuts and bolts of political culture / Donald C. Simmons, Jr., and Donald Watt --
The politics of defeat : Senate elections in South Dakota / Jon D. Schaff --
Appendices: A. governors of Dakota Territory and South Dakota --
B. members of Congress representing Dakota Territory and South Dakota --
South Dakota general election voter registration by party since 1970 --
Presidential election results in South Dakota, 1892-2008 --
E. South Dakota voter turnout statistics since 1964. Volume 2: Introduction : the varied landscape of South Dakota's political culture / Jon K. Lauck, John E. Miller, and Donald C. Simmons, Jr. --
People's democracy : the origins of the initiated measure in South Dakota / Brad Tennant --
Corporate citizens : South Dakota chartermongering in the early twentieth century / Robert E. Wright --
The roots of West River Republicanism / Nathan Sanderson --
New Deal visions v. local political culture: the agony of the South Dakota State Planning Board, 1934-1939 / Thomas Biolsi --
The frustrations of organized labor in South Dakota and the making of a conservative coalition in the midcentury United States / Matthew Pehl --
Politics, piety, and patriotism : early Cold War politics in South Dakota / David Mills --
Senator George McGovern and the role of religion in South Dakota political culture / Mark A. Lempke --
Bicultural conservatism : Native American Congressman Ben Reifel and the GOP / Sean J. Flynn --
The persistence of agrarian activism : the National Farmers Organization in South Dakota / Steven A. Stofferahn --
Leaders in the land of infinite variety : a collective portrait of South Dakota governors / Tonnis H. Venhuizen. Volume 3: Introduction / Jon K. Lauck, John E. Miller, and Paula M. Nelson --
More than faction and economic interest: a reexamination of Dakota Territory's political culture / Kurt Hackemer --
Business is business even if we are Christians: the politics of Grant's peace policy in Dakota Territory, 1870-1880 / Linda M. Clemmons --
Populist politics and the South Dakota Reform Press Association / Jeff Wells --
Presbyterianism, Progressivism, and cultural influence: William M. Blackburn, Coe I. Crawford, and the making of civic Dakota / Kenneth L. Smith --
Fewer Rabbis than U.S. Senators: Jewish political activism in South Dakota / Eric Steven Zimmer, Art Marmorstein, and Matthew Remmich --
Karl E. Mundt and the problem of rural economic development in South Dakota / Ray Burdge --
Gender politics on the prairie: the South Dakota Commission on the Status of Women in the 1970s / Matthew Pehl --
Replanting the grassroots: remaking the South Dakota Democratic Party from McGovern to Daschle, 1980-1986 / Cory M. Haala --
Understanding South Dakota's political culture through the 1994 election of Governor Bill Janklow / Emily O. Wanless --
Appendix: South Dakota's Governors, United States Senators, and United States Representatives: a guide to the research collections / compiled by Michele Christian, Daniel L. Daily, Lisa E. Duncan, and Chelle Somsen.
Responsibility: edited by Jon K. Lauck, John E. Miller, and Donald C. Simmons, Jr.
Local System Bib Number:
.b26315105
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An impressive body of advancing knowledge focused on the northern plains. . . . This work merits close reading -- Thomas D. Isern "sdhspress.com"

 
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