Campaigns & Elections


General Books about Presidential Campaigns & Elections

Archer, J. Clark; Taylor, Peter J. Section and party : a political geography of American presidential elections, from Andrew Jackson to Ronald Reagan. Chichester ; New York : Research Studies Press, 1981. xiv, 271 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

Asher, Herbert B. American labor unions in the electoral arena. Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, c2001. xiii, 207 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

Black, Earl; Black, Merle. The vital South : how presidents are elected. Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1992. x, 400 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.

Byrne, Gary C.; Marx, Paul. The great American convention : a political history of Presidential elections. Palo Alto, Calif. : Pacific Books, c1976. 168 p. ; 23 cm.

Ceaser, James W. Presidential selection : theory and development. Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c1979. xiv, 371 p. ; 23 cm.

Congressional Quarterly, inc. Selecting the president : from 1789 to 1996. Washington, D.C. : Congressional Quarterly, c1997. viii, 240 p. : ill., map ; 28 cm.

Cornog, Evan; Whelan, Richard. Hats in the ring : an illustrated history of American presidential campaigns. text by Evan Cornog ; illustrations selected by and captions by Richard Whelan. 1st ed. New York : Random House, c2000. xii, 318 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm.

Crittenden, John A. Parties and elections in the United States. Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall, c1982. xvi, 364 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

DeGregorio, William A. The complete book of U.S. Presidents. Ft. Lee, N.J. : Barricade, c2001. xi, 821 p. : ports. ; 23 cm.

Euchner, Charles C.; Maltese, John Anthony. Selecting the President : from Washington to Bush. Washington, D.C. : Congressional Quarterly, c1992. viii, 315 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.

Fischer, Roger A. Tippecanoe and trinkets too : the material culture of American presidential campaigns, 1828-1984. Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c1988. x, 322 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.

Flynn, James J. Winning the Presidency : the difficulty of election. Brooklyn : T. Gaus’ Sons, c1976. xii, 141 p. ; 24 cm.

Heale, M. J. The presidential quest : candidates and images in American political culture, 1787-1852. London ; New York : Longman, 1982. xi, 268 p. ; 22 cm.

Israel, Fred L. Student’s atlas of American presidential elections, 1789-1996. Washington, D.C. : Congressional Quarterly, c1997. vi, 202 p. : ill., col. maps ; 29 cm.

Kuroda, Tadahisa. The origins of the Twelfth Amendment : the electoral college in the early republic, 1787-1804. Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1994. xii, 235 p. ; 25 cm.

Lichtman, Allan J. The keys to the White House, 1996 : a surefire guide to predicting the next president. Lanham, Md. : Madison Books, c1996. xiii, 196 p. ; 24 cm.

Lichtman, Allan J.; DeCell, Ken. The thirteen keys to the presidency. Lanham : Madison Books : Distributed by National Book Network , c1990. xiii, 449 p. ; 24 cm.

McCormick, Richard Patrick. The presidential game : the origins of American presidential politics. New York : Oxford University Press, 1982. 279 p. ; 22 cm.

McKee, Thomas Hudson. The national conventions and platforms of all political parties, 1789 to 1905; convention, popular, and electoral vote. Also the political complexion of both Houses of Congress at each biennial period. 6th ed., rev. and enl. Baltimore, Md., Friedenwald Co., 1906. [New York, AMS Press, 1971] 418, 33 p. 19 cm.

Melder, Keith E. Hail to the candidate : presidential campaigns from banners to broadcasts. Washington : Smithsonian Institution Press, c1992. xii, 212 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.

Mellander, G. A.; Hatch, Carl E. York County’s presidential elections; a study of how York County, Pennsylvania has voted in presidential elections from Lincoln to Nixon, 1860-1968. York, Pa., Strine Pub. Co. [1972]. v, 6, xii p. map. 31 cm.

Menendez, Albert J. Religion at the polls. Philadelphia : Westminster Press, c1977. 248 p. ; 21 cm.

Petersen, Svend. A statistical history of the American presidential elections : with supplementary tables covering 1968-1980. introduction “Our national elections” by Louis Filler. Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1981. xxiii, 250, [25] p. ; 26 cm.

Ra, Jong Oh. Labor at the polls : union voting in Presidential elections, 1952-1976. Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, 1978. x, 182 p. : graphs ; 24 cm.

Schantz, Harvey L., ed. American presidential elections : process, policy, and political change. Albany : State University of New York Press, c1996. 258 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

Schlesinger, Arthur Meier; Israel, Fred L. The coming to power; critical presidential elections in American history. Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., editor. Fred L. Israel, associate editor. William P. Hansen, managing editor. [1st ed.]. New York, Chelsea House Publishers [1972]. xxi, 550 p. 24 cm.

Schlesinger, Arthur Meier; Israel, Fred L.; Hansen, William P., eds. History of American presidential elections, 1789-2001. Arthur M. Schlesinger, editor ; Fred L. Israel, associate editor ; managing editor, William P. Hanson. Philadelphia : Chelsea House Publishers, 2001.

Schlesinger, Arthur Meier; Israel, Fred L.; Frent, David J., eds. Running for president : the candidates and their images. editor, Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. ; associate editors, Fred L. Israel, David J. Frent. New York : Simon & Schuster, 1994.

Southwick, Leslie H. Presidential also-rans and running mates, 1788 through 1996. 2nd ed. Jefferson, NC : McFarland & Co., c1998. xviii, 830 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.

Stanwood, Edward; Bolton, Charles Knowles. A history of the Presidency. New ed., rev. by Charles Knowles Bolton. Clifton [N.J.] A. M. Kelley, 1975 [c1924]. 2 v. 23 cm.
v. 1. From 1788 to 1897.–v. 2. From 1897-1916, with additions and revisions to 1928.
Reprint of the 1928 ed. published by Houghton Mifflin, Boston.

Stephenson, D. Grier. Campaigns and the court : the U.S. Supreme Court in presidential elections. New York : Columbia University Press, c1999. xiv, 363 p. ; 24 cm.

Stoken, Dick A. The great game of politics : why we elect whom we elect. 1st ed. New York : Tom Doherty Associates, 2004. 368 p. : map ; 22 cm.

Thomas, G. Scott. The pursuit of the White House : a handbook of presidential election statistics and history. New York : Greenwood Press, 1987. xvi, 485 p. ; 25 cm.

Troy, Gil. See how they ran : the changing role of the presidential candidate. Rev. and expanded ed., 1st Harvard University Press pbk. ed. Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, c1996. xii, 372 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

Thompson, Kenneth W., ed. Statesmen who were never president. Lanham, Md. : University Press of America ; [Charlottesville, Va.] : Miller Center, University of Virginia, c1996-c1997. 2 v. ; 24 cm.
Miller Center series on statesmen defeated for president ; v. 2-3

Walters, Ronald W. Black presidential politics in America : a strategic approach. Albany, N.Y. : State University of New York Press, c1988. xvii, 255 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

Warren, Sidney. The battle for the Presidency. [1st ed.] Philadelphia, Lippincott [1968]. viii, 426 p. 24 cm.

Willis, John T. Presidential elections in Maryland. Mt. Airy, Md. : Lomond Publications, 1984. xviii, 290 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.

Witcover, Jules. No way to pick a president. 1st ed. New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1999. 303 p. ; 24 cm.

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