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Bossism and Reform in a Southern City

Lexington, Kentucky, 1880-1940

Bossism and Reform in a Southern City( )
Author: Bolin, James Duane
ISBN:978-0-8131-2150-5
Publication Date:Apr 2000
Publisher:University Press of Kentucky
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $40.00
Book Description:

William Frederick "Billy" Klair (1875-1937) was the undisputed czar of Lexington, Kentucky, for decades. As political boss in a mid-sized, southern city, he faced problems strikingly similar to those of large cities in the North. As he watched the city grow from a sleepy market town of 16,000 residents to a bustling, active urban center of over 50,000, Klair saw changes that altered not just Lexington but the nation and the world: urbanization, industrialization, and immigration....
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Book Details
Pages:192
Detailed Subjects: History / United States / State & Local / South (Al, Ar, Fl, Ga, Ky, La, Ms, Nc, Sc, Tn, Va, Wv)
Political Science / American Government / State
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.88 Inches
Book Weight:1.3 Pounds



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