The Silent Majority
Suburban Politics in the Sunbelt South
||Lassiter, Matthew D.|
|Series title:||Politics and Society in Modern America Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Publisher:||Princeton University Press|
| Book Format:||Ebook|
|List Price:||USD $42.00|
| Book Description: |
Suburban sprawl transformed the political culture of the American South as much as the civil rights movement did during the second half of the twentieth century. The Silent Majority provides the first regionwide account of the suburbanization of the South from the perspective of corporate leaders, political activists, and especially of the ordinary families who lived in booming Sunbelt metropolises such as Atlanta, Charlotte, and Richmond.
Matthew Lassiter examines...