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Published: 01 September 2016

298 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190467302

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The Other Rights Revolution

Conservative Lawyers and the Remaking of American Government

Jefferson Decker

Studies in Postwar American Political Development

  • Demonstrates the importance of the American West (distinct from the larger "Sunbelt") to the development and policy choices of the modern U.S. conservatism
  • Focuses less on the emergence of a conservative electoral coalition and more on what conservatives did once elected--how they translated electoral victories into policy change (and what proposed changes failed to occur)
  • Utilizes dozens of archival sources not previously used by historians

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