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Toward Liberalization

Nelson W. Polsby

in How Congress Evolves: Social Bases of Institutional Change

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182965
eISBN:
9780199850235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182965.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

When Speaker Rayburn took his final trip home at the tag end of the 87th Congress' first session, John McCormack was automatically elevated to Acting Speaker, and the Democratic caucus of the House ... More


Revolts

Matthew N. Green and Douglas B. Harris

in Choosing the Leader: Leadership Elections in the U.S. House of Representatives

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300222579
eISBN:
9780300240795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300222579.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter considers intraparty revolts: races in which an incumbent is challenged in his bid to keep his leadership post. Although such races are uncommon and seldom successful, they often reveal ... More


Transatlantic Arrivals

Laura Tunbridge

in Singing in the Age of Anxiety: Lieder Performances in New York and London between the World Wars

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226563572
eISBN:
9780226563602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226563602.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter takes as its starting point the disembarkation of musicians in New York or London as a means of illustrating the ways in which the First World War impacted musical life on both sides of ... More


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