The Rise of the States: Evolution of American State Government

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In The Rise of the States, noted urban historian Jon C. Teaford explores the development of state government in the United States from the end of the nineteenth century to the so-called renaissance of states at the end of the twentieth. Arguing that state governments were not lethargic backwaters that suddenly stirred to life in the 1980s, Teaford shows instead how state governments were continually adapting and expanding throughout the past century. While previous historical scholarship focused on the states, if at all, as ...

The Rise of the States: Evolution of American State Government 2002, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD

ISBN-13: 9780801868894

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The Rise of the States: Evolution of American State Government 2002, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD

ISBN-13: 9780801868887

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