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Content material:
Chapter One The altering South (pages 5–22): Jeff Woods
Chapter LBJ in the home and Senate (pages 23–37): Donald A. Ritchie
Chapter 3 The Vice Presidency (pages 38–56): Marc J. Selverstone
Chapter 4 woman fowl Johnson (pages 57–75): Lisa M. Burns
Chapter 5 administration and imaginative and prescient (pages 76–90): Sean J. Savage
Chapter Six The battle on Poverty (pages 91–110): Edward R. Schmitt
Chapter Seven African?American Civil Rights (pages 111–131): Kent B. Germany
Chapter 8 Mexican americans (pages 132–148): Lorena Oropeza
Chapter 9 Women's matters (pages 149–162): Susan M. Hartmann
Chapter 10 overall healthiness Care (pages 163–186): Larry DeWitt and Edward D. Berkowitz
Chapter 11 Environmental coverage (pages 187–209): Martin V. Melosi
Chapter Twelve American Immigration coverage (pages 210–227): Donna R. Gabaccia and Maddalena Marinari
Chapter 13 LBJ and the structure (pages 228–244): Robert David Johnson
Chapter Fourteen The city situation (pages 245–262): David Steigerwald
Chapter Fifteen schooling Reform (pages 263–277): Lawrence J. McAndrews
Chapter 16 family Insurgencies (pages 278–294): Doug Rossinow
Chapter Seventeen LBJ and the Conservative circulation (pages 295–317): Jeff Roche
Chapter Eighteen judgements for conflict (pages 319–335): Andrew Preston
Chapter Nineteen struggling with the Vietnam conflict (pages 336–349): Robert D. Schulzinger
Chapter Twenty The battle at domestic (pages 350–366): Mary Ann Wynkoop
Chapter Twenty?One The warfare from the opposite facet (pages 367–384): Pierre Asselin
Chapter Twenty?Two Latin the USA (pages 385–405): Alan McPherson
Chapter Twenty?Three Europe (pages 406–419): Thomas Alan Schwartz
Chapter Twenty?Four LBJ and the chilly conflict (pages 420–438): John Dumbrell
Chapter Twenty?Five the center East (pages 439–449): Peter L. Hahn
Chapter Twenty?Six LBJ and the hot international demanding situations (pages 450–465): Mark Atwood Lawrence
Chapter Twenty?Seven How nice was once the good Society? (pages 467–486): Sidney M. Milkis
Chapter Twenty?Eight Lyndon B. Johnson and the realm (pages 487–503): Nicholas Evan Sarantakes
Chapter Twenty?Nine The Legacy of Lyndon B. Johnson (pages 504–519): Andrew L. Johns

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Survival and success as a member of the House and Senate, and the demands of party leadership, required compromise and deal cutting rather than ideological consistency. What made Johnson the master of the Senate has made his political and ideological contradictions all the harder for historians to resolve. NOTES 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 Martin, 1972: 479. Goldstein, 2008: 207. “George A. , p. 121. Evans and Novak, 1966: vii. : 382. Novak, 2007: 55. : 144. Johnson, 1971: 438.

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But the backroom, behind-the-scenes maneuvering that worked so well for him in Congress failed in the contest for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1960. The Democratic nomination went to a backbench senator who absented himself from most legislative business in order to campaign in the state primaries, leaving Johnson the vice presidential nomination as consolation. Another respectful account of Johnson as a dexterous politician was Irwin and Debi Unger’s LBJ: A Life (1999). They noted that while Johnson’s backtracking on civil rights in the 1940s had disturbed New Deal liberals, even more shocking had been his support of the Taft–Hartley Act.

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