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Author Cowan, Geoffrey, author.

Title Let the people rule : Theodore Roosevelt and the birth of the presidential primary / Geoffrey Cowan.

Publication Info. New York : W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., [2016]


1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
Edition First edition.
Description 404 pages, [8] unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
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unmediated rdamedia
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary A portrait of Theodore Roosevelt's controversial 1912 campaign describes how he unsuccessfully challenged close friend William Howard Taft for the nomination, established key practices in primary elections, and created a new political party.
Subject Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 1912.
Primaries -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919.
Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930.
Presidents -- United States -- Nomination -- History -- 20th century.
Presidential candidates -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Political campaigns -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) -- History -- 20th century.
Political culture -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1909-1913.
ISBN 9780393249842 (hardcover)
0393249840 (hardcover)

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