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Painting Dixie Red: When, Where, Why, and How the South Became Republican

Glenn Feldman

Abstract

This book is an eloquent examination of one of the most important political questions of the last half-century. It explores whether the South, once the “Solid South” of the Democratic Party, has truly become a Republican stronghold. And if so, when, where, why, and how did this seismic change occur? Moreover, what are the implications for the U.S. body politic, and for the future of liberalism and conservatism in America? Painting Dixie Red is the first volume to grapple with these difficult yet critical questions. In this fascinating and timely collection, a distinguished group of scholars en ... More

Keywords: Republican Party, Democratic Party, The South, Politics, Conservatism, Liberalism, Race and Civil Rights, Economics, Religion

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780813036847
Published to Florida Scholarship Online: September 2012 DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813036847.001.0001

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Glenn Feldman, editor

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Contents

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I Religion and Partisan Realignment

II State, Section, Suburb, and Race

III Economics, Faction, and the Neo-Confederacy