Title Election Day: An American Holiday, An American History.
Publisher New York: Facts on File, . First Edition.
Seller ID 16238scs
Octavo, cloth & board (hardcover), vi, 282 pp. Fine (As New), in a Fine (As New) dust jacket. Against a tapestry of the political history of the day, this volume describes the voting and reporting process of the American electoral system and the activities and celebrations of American campaigns and election days. How popular voting came about, how the secret ballot was developed, woman suffrage, and voting during the civil rights era are all examined in detail, together with numerous documentary excerpts and provocative illustrations...