viii, 326 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Includes bibliographical references (pages 246-313) and index.
"In 1877 the members of the US Senate postponed all business for the day so that they might attend a horse race. This iconic, polarizing post-Civil War event is at the center of this book."-- Publisher's description.