Political Monopolies in American Cities: The Rise and Fall of Bosses and Reformers

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Around the same time that Richard J. Daley governed Chicago, greasing the wheels of his notorious political machine during a tenure that lasted from 1955 to his death in 1976, Anthony Dutch Hamann s reform government centralized authority to similar effect in San Jose. In light of their equally exclusive governing arrangements a similarity that seems to defy their reputations Jessica Trounstine asks whether so-called bosses and reformers are more alike than we might have realized. Situating her in-depth studies of Chicago ...

Political Monopolies in American Cities: The Rise and Fall of Bosses and Reformers 2008, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226812823

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Political Monopolies in American Cities: The Rise and Fall of Bosses and Reformers 2008, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

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