Ain't You Glad You Joined the Republicans? A Short History of the GOP

New York: Henry Holt & Company, 1996. First Edition. First Printing. 399, illus., index, publisher's ephemera laid in, pencil erasure on front endpaper, a few pages creased. Chock full of period illustrations, political cartoons, and GOP memorabilia, Batchelor's fast-paced adventure of a party and a people encompasses one and a half centuries of Republican battle and paradox. From Lincoln to Teddy Roosevelt to Nixon, Reagan, and Gingrich, this book provides a must-read for the millions of Party stalwarts. The title is Abraham Lincoln's campaign slogan, and this sweeping narrative encompasses 150-years of history's most successful revolutionary party, using sources long overlooked by traditional historians. Condition: good, good.

Keywords: George Bush, Bob Dole, Dwight Eisenhower, Gerald Ford, Barry Goldwater, Herbert Hoover, Abraham Lincoln, Richard M. Nixon, Republican Party

ISBN: 0805032673

[Book #42912]

Price: $34.00