Campaign Crossroads: Presidential Politics in Indiana from by Andrew E. Stoner

By Andrew E. Stoner

crusade Crossroads appears again over the numerous, occasionally very important, occasionally beside the point, yet regularly attention-grabbing presidential crusade cycles in Indiana’s historical past. by way of taking within the impacts of know-how, transportation and conversation itself, we see an evolution within the political technique that's not simply altogether Hoosier, but additionally altogether American in its caliber and significance.

Using a story technique with a mixture of basic and secondary assets, the paintings examines not just the rhetoric of presidents and presidential hopefuls, but additionally the character of campaigns and their impression on Indiana groups. whereas Indiana loved the location of being a battleground nation for the higher a part of a century from the 1870s until eventually the Sixties, it has additionally been neglected, brushed off, and has occasionally created unforeseen political drama.

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