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When bosses ruled Philadelphia : the emergence of the Republican machine, 1867-1933 / Peter McCaffery.

University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, [1993] .
ISBN 0271009233, 9780271009230

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Subjects Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Politics and government.
Republican Party (Philadelphia, Pa.) -- History.
Description xxi, 264 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Copyright Date [1993]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-257) and index.
Contents 1. Local Politics in Antebellum Philadelphia. The Emergence of the Career Politician. The Foundations of Philadelphia Republicanism. The Style and Structure of Boss Politics -- 2. Ring Rule. James McManes and the "Gas Ring" William Stokley and the "Buildings Ring" The Limits of Boss Power -- 3. The Politics of Protest and Reform. The "Best Men" in Retreat? The "Forward March of Reform"? -- 4. Centralization of the Philadelphia Republican Party Organization. Quayism and Philadelphia. Iz Durham and Organizational Change -- 5. The Characteristics of Republican Boss Rule in Philadelphia. The Sphere of Boss Influence. The "Contractor Bosses" -- 6. Electoral Foundations and Functions of the Republican Machine. Robert Merton and the Latent Functions. One-Party Politics -- 7. The Utility Monopolists. The "New" Men of Substance. The Consolidation of Street Railways. The Triumph of Political Man -- 8. The Nonpartisan Reform Movement. The Formation of a Reform Coalition. "Corrupt and Contented?" -- Appendix 1. The Citizens' Municipal Reform Association -- Appendix 2. The Committee of One Hundred.
Geographic Area Pennsylvania
Network Numbers (OCoLC)27267645
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities McCaffery, Peter.
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