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The Resource In the balance of power : independent Black politics and third-party movements in the United States, Omar H. Ali ; foreword by Eric Foner, (electronic resource)

In the balance of power : independent Black politics and third-party movements in the United States, Omar H. Ali ; foreword by Eric Foner, (electronic resource)

Label
In the balance of power : independent Black politics and third-party movements in the United States
Title
In the balance of power
Title remainder
independent Black politics and third-party movements in the United States
Statement of responsibility
Omar H. Ali ; foreword by Eric Foner
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Historically, most black voters in the United States have aligned themselves with one of the two major parties: the Republican Party from the time of the Civil War to the New Deal and, since the New Deal-and especially since the height of the modern civil rights movement-the Democratic Party. However, as In the Balance of Power convincingly demonstrates, African Americans have long been part of independent political movements and have used third parties to advance some of the most important changes in the United States, notably the abolition of slavery, the extension of voting rights, and the
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Ali, Omar H.
Dewey number
323.1196/073
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • African Americans
  • Third parties (United States politics)
  • United States
Label
In the balance of power : independent Black politics and third-party movements in the United States, Omar H. Ali ; foreword by Eric Foner, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-236) and index
Contents
Declarations of Independence -- Abolitionism, the Liberty Party, and Free Soil -- Republicans, Reconstruction, and Fusion -- Black Populism and the "Negro Party" -- Black Communists, Socialists, and Nationalists -- Civil Rights, Black Power, and Postpartisan Politics -- Epilogue : The Black and Independent Alliance in 2008
Control code
ocn471133672
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 244 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780821442883
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)471133672
Label
In the balance of power : independent Black politics and third-party movements in the United States, Omar H. Ali ; foreword by Eric Foner, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-236) and index
Contents
Declarations of Independence -- Abolitionism, the Liberty Party, and Free Soil -- Republicans, Reconstruction, and Fusion -- Black Populism and the "Negro Party" -- Black Communists, Socialists, and Nationalists -- Civil Rights, Black Power, and Postpartisan Politics -- Epilogue : The Black and Independent Alliance in 2008
Control code
ocn471133672
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 244 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780821442883
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)471133672

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