A Bloc of One: The Political Career of Hiram W. Johnson

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This is a full-length study of one of the major political figures of 20th-century America, Hiram Johnson (1876-1945). At the start of his almost four decades as United States Senator from California, Johnson was an insurgent, a progressive in the stamp of Robert LaFollette and Theodore Roosevelt. Elected governor in 1910, he thoroughly revamped the state's political system while helping to shape a progressive movement on the national level as well. Johnson left the governorship in 1917, midway through his second term, to ...

A Bloc of One: The Political Career of Hiram W. Johnson 1993, Stanford University Press, Stanford, CA

ISBN-13: 9780804720816

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