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"At This Defining Moment": Barack Obama's Presidential Candidacy and the New Politics of Race

Enid Lynette Logan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814752975
eISBN:
9780814753460
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814752975.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In January 2009, Barack Obama became the 44th president of the United States. In the weeks and months following the election, as in those that preceded it, countless social observers from across the ... More


Race, the Presidency, and Obama’s First Year

Dianne M. Pinderhughes

in The Obama Phenomenon: Toward a Multiracial Democracy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036453
eISBN:
9780252093487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036453.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the presidential candidacy and early presidency of Barack Obama during 2008 and 2009. It looks at how candidate Obama managed race in the primary and general election campaigns, ... More


Retirement of a Kind, 1884–1891

Brian Holden Reid

in The Scourge of War: The Life of William Tecumseh Sherman

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780195392739
eISBN:
9780190079161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195392739.003.0018
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter looks at the efforts of the Republican Party to nominate William T. Sherman as its candidate for presidency in 1884. Sherman found many of these requests for him to run, especially from ... More


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