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Voss-Hubbard, Mark

Works: 3 works in 28 publications in 1 language and 2,860 library holdings
Genres: History  Sources  Academic theses 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: JK2341.A6, 324.2732
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Most widely held works by Mark Voss-Hubbard
Beyond party : cultures of antipartisanship in northern politics before the Civil War by Mark Voss-Hubbard( )

12 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1,910 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captivating disgruntled voters, third parties have often complicated the American political scene. In the years before the Civil War, third-party politics took the form of the Know Nothings, who mistrusted established parties and gave voice to anti-government sentiment. Originating about 1850 as a nativist fraternal order, the Know Nothing movement soon spread throughout the industrial North. In Beyond Party, Mark Voss-Hubbard draws on local sources in three different states where the movement was especially strong to uncover its social roots and establish its relationship to actual public policy issues. Voss-Hubbard applies the insights of social history and social movement theory to politics in arguing that we need to understand Know Nothing rhetoric and activism as part of a wider tradition of American suspicion of "politics as usual"―even though, of course, this antipartyism served agendas that included those of self-interested figures seeking to accumulate power. (from book jacket)
Illinois's war : the Civil War in documents by Mark Voss-Hubbard( )

11 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 955 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the eve of the Civil War and after, Illinois was one of the most significant states in the Union. Its history is, in many respects, the history of the Union writ large: its political leaders figured centrally in the war's origins, progress, and legacies; and its diverse residents made sacrifices and contributions-both on the battlefield and on the home front-that proved essential to Union victory. The documents in Illinois's War reveal how the state and its people came to assume such a prominent role in this nation's greatest conflict. In these crucial decades Illinois experienced its ast
Populism and public life : antipartyism, the State, and the politics of the 1850s in Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Pennsylvania by Mark Voss-Hubbard( )

4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Beyond party : cultures of antipartisanship in northern politics before the Civil War
Alternative Names
Hubbard Mark Voss-

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