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Robert M. La Follette and the insurgent spirit

by Thelen, David P.

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Published by Little, Brown in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • La Follette, Robert M. 1855-1925,
    • United States. Congress -- Biography,
    • Progressivism (United States politics),
    • Legislators -- United States -- Biography,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1865-1933

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDavid P. Thelen.
      SeriesThe Library of American biography
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE664.L16 T52
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 211 p. ;
      Number of Pages211
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5198113M
      LC Control Number75020737

      MO, ); idem, Robert M. La Follette and the Insurgent Spirit (Boston, ); Robert H. Wiebe, The Search For Order, (New York, ); Rüssel B. Nye, Midwestem Progressive Politics: A Historical Study of Its Origins and. The Library of American Biography book series by multiple authors includes books James Logan and the culture of provincial America, Louis D. Brandeis and the Progressive Tradition (The Library of American biography), Robert M. La Follette and the Insurgent Spirit, and several more.

        In the West, insurgents led by Robert M. La Follette of Wisconsin had promoted a program of direct democratic reforms, including the direct . La Follette Papers at the State Historical Society of Wisconsin were opened for researchers in In the years since, La Follette materials have been useful to many scholars: major studies include two short biographies of the elder La Follette, Robert M. La Follette and the Insurgent Spirit () by David P.

        For a complex argument that also upholds La Follette as a, perhaps the, central player Among a voluminous critical literature on Hofstadter's book, , The New Citizenship: Origins of Progressivism in Wisconsin, – (Columbia, MO, ), Robert M. La Follette and the Insurgent Spirit (Boston, ), and “Two Traditions of Cited by: 1 David Thelen, Robert M. La Follette and the Insurgent Spirit (Boston: Little Brown, ), p. 2 as Matt can attest, has not. 2 During the sweltering summer of , La Follette holed up.


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