• History,  Humanities,  Research,  Social Sciences

    New Reference Book: A History of the U.S. Political System

    A History of the U.S. Political System edited by Richard A. Harris and Daniel J. Tichenor, ABC-CLIO, 2010. Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 320.973 H24 Divided in to seven major sections, this three-volume set discusses and describes the historical U.S. political system.  Each of the seven sections includes supporting primary source documents. Sections are titled as follows: Foundations Religion and American Politics Cities, States and American Federalism The Congress The Presidency The Federal Bureaucracy The Courts Helpful for:  Humanities IV, U.S. History, Government Studies, Young Democrats, Young Republicans

  • History,  Humanities,  Research,  Social Sciences

    New Reference Book: U.S. Campaigns, Elections, and Electoral Behavior

    Lura Sanborn – Reference Librarian U.S. Campaigns, Elections, and Electoral Behavior edited by Kenneth F. Warren, Sage, 2008. Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 324.973 W25 This two volume set features essays in three major categories: campaigns, elections, and electoral behavior. Read about: The Band-Wagon Effect, Candidate Image, The Bull Moose Party, Bellwether States (among which NH is listed), and the Whig Party. A glossary and an appendix of voting related statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau are also included. Helpful for: Humanities IV, Political Studies, Young Democrats, Young Republicans