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Edited by Michael Nelson, Barbara A. Perry and Russell L. Riley.

July 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Book. Subjects: US Politics. 344 pages.

This book uses hundreds of hours of newly opened interviews and other sources to illuminate the life and times of Bill Clinton. Combining the authoritative perspective of these inside...

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in The Oxford Companion to American Politics

January 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics. 1843 words.

Judging the significance of any major event is never easy. Inevitably, new events come along to make what once appeared

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‘A Great Shadow Over Our “Civil Rights” ’: Fighting for the Government

Desmond King.

in Separate and Unequal

March 1997; p ublished online November 2003 .

Chapter. Subjects: US Politics. 14555 words.

Explores segregation in the military and resistance to its abolition ever since the founding of the country and the War of Independence to President Truman's 1947 Committee on Civil Rights...

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“A Most Disagreeable Mirror”

Lawrie Balfour.

in A Political Companion to James Baldwin

November 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: US Politics. 11760 words.

This chapter positions Baldwin in relation to W. E. B. Du Bois and also expands notions of consciousness to discuss Baldwin’s ability to reach across and beyond the color line. The essay...

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“A Proper National Policy”

Thomas K. Ogorzalek.

in The Cities on the Hill

May 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: US Politics. 16280 words.

This chapter chronicles the formative moments of the national urban alliance in American politics: when city leaders created the U.S. Conference of Mayors and petitioned Congress to develop...

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Abbott, Grace

Julie Longo and Sandra F. VanBurkleo.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; US Politics; Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights. 1955 words.

Abbott, Grace (17 November 1878–19 June 1939), social worker and administrator, was born in Grand Island, Nebraska, the daughter of Othman Ali Abbott, a lawyer and politician, and Elizabeth...

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Abbott, Joseph Carter

Leonard Schlup.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Journalism. 1240 words.

Abbott, Joseph Carter (15 July 1825–08 October 1881), senator and journalist, was born in Concord, New Hampshire, the son of Aaron Carter Abbott, a farmer and laborer, and Nancy Badger....

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Abdul Razak bin Hussein, Tun (1922–1976), prime minister of Malaysia

Cheah Boon Kheng.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 1120 words.

Abdul Razak bin Hussein, Tun (1922–1976), prime minister of Malaysia, was born in Pulau Keladi in the state of Pahang (a Malay state then under British ‘protection’), on 11 March 1922....

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Abell, Sir George Edmond Brackenbury (1904–1989), administrator in India

Roger Ellis.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 858 words.

Abell, Sir George Edmond Brackenbury (1904–1989), administrator in India, was born on 22 June 1904 in Sanderstead, Surrey, the eldest in the family of two sons and two daughters of George...

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Abercromby, James (1707–1775), colonial agent and politician

Ian K. R. Archer.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; UK Politics. 868 words.

Abercromby, James (1707–1775), colonial agent and politician, was baptized on 24 August 1708 at Alloa, Clackmannanshire, the third son of Alexander Abercromby (d. 1753), MP for...

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