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By Sean P. Cunningham

This e-book analyzes the political tradition of the yankee Sunbelt because the finish of global warfare II. It highlights and explains the Sunbelt's emergence in the course of the moment 1/2 the 20th century because the undisputed geographic epicentre for conservative Republican energy within the usa. even if, the e-book additionally investigates the continuing nature of political contestation in the postwar Sunbelt, usually highlighting the underappreciated endurance of liberal and innovative impacts around the area. Sean P. Cunningham argues that the conservative Republican ascendancy that such a lot of have pointed out as virtually synonymous with the increase of the postwar American Sunbelt used to be infrequently a simple, unobstructed victory march. quite, it was once regularly challenged and not preordained. The heritage of yank politics within the postwar Sunbelt resembles a roller-coaster of partisan and ideological edition and transformation.

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