The Right to Vote: The Contested History of Democracy in the United States. Professor Alex Keyssar Matthew W. Stirling, Jr., Professor of History and Social. Alexander Keyssar. The Right to Vote: The Contested History of Democracy in the United States. New York: Basic Books, xxiv + pp. $ (paper). THE RIGHT TO VOTE: THE CONTESTED HISTORY OF DEMOCRACY IN. THE UNITED STATES. By Alexander Keyssar. New York: Basic Books. Pp. xxiv .
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Originally published inThe Right to Vote was widely hailed as a magisterial account of the evolution of suffrage from the American Revolution to the end of the twentieth century.
In this revised and updated edition, Keyssar carries the story forward, from the disputed presidential contest of through the campaign and the election of Barack Obama. The Right to Vote is a sweeping reinterpretation of American political history as well as a meditation on the meaning of democracy in contemporary American life. A More Perfect Constitution.
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