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Bourbon Democracy in Alabama
1874-1890
 
by Allen Johnston Going
 
Softcover, 256 pages, 5-1/2" x 8-1/2"
Copyright 1951, 1992
University of Alabama Press
 
From the back of the book:
The term Bourbon originated during Reconstruction and was used by the Radicals to label their Democratic opponents as anti-progressive and ultra-conservative. The term has been adopted generally to describe the period following the overthrow of Radical Reconstruction. Hailed as the definitive study of the subject when it appeared in 1951, Bourbon Democracy in Alabama analyzes and describes the state government of Alabama during the Bourbon period as it operated under the Democratic and Conservative party. For this edition, the author has prepared a new foreword in which he surveys the recent scholarship.

Table of Contents
Foreword
Preface
1 Introduction: Party Politics During Radical Reconstruction
2 The Overthrow of Radical Reconstruction
3 Organization and Operation of the Democratic Party
4 Threats to Democratic Supremacy
5 Debt Adjustment
6 State Finances
7 Agricultural Problems
8 Business and Industrial Policies
9 The State and Railroads
10 Public Education
11 Penal System
12 The State and Social Welfare
13 Conclusion
Appendix
Bibliography
Index

Maps and Charts
State Tax Rate and Assessed Valuations
Receipts and Disbursements of the State Government
Railroads in Alabama, 1882
Political Parties Represented in the Legislature

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