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We are witnessing both the revival and the transformation of the political sectionalism that has long lurked behind administrative regionalism.
The volume commences with four fine essays on the major themes of the period--politics, expansion, sectionalism, and foreign policy--authored by Silbey, Michael Morrison, Nicole Etcheson, and Jay Sexton.
Contrary to Turner, Progressive historians of the economic determinist school" dismissed sectionalism as a temporary and insignificant obstacle in the relentless advance of civilization.
O'Connor is meticulous in paying close attention to events in the North, where challenges of sectarianism, sectionalism, and disunity often bedevilled organized labour and crippled its efforts to influence an already hostile Unionist establishment, and where the British Labourist orientation was in greatest evidence.
I want you to deal with tasks as speedily as possible, dispensing with sectionalism so that we can make (final) decisions here" without consulting the Tokyo headquarters about everything, said Ishizaki, who also serves as vice president of the utility.
Standing in the way of reconstructing the areas is administrative sectionalism that has been spreading among government ministries and agencies, Abe said.
I evaluate three competing explanations drawn from the level of international politics, focusing on US power resources and influence as well as liberal and constructivist styles of analysis--alliance politics, sectionalism, and the norm of antimilitarism--in order to shed light on the historical origins of Japan's intelligence apparatus, which is relatively underdeveloped and underfunded compared to other middle powers: It highlights the primacy of domestic factors over structural causes in explaining the decision not to establish a JCIA.
The author traces the fortunes of the founding principles through American history in successive chapters on "the formative years" (1789-1817); the eras of "good feelings" and Jacksonian democracy (1817-1840); expansionism, sectionalism, the Civil War, and Reconstruction (1840-1877); the Gilded Age, progressivism, and World War I (1877-1920); the 1920s, the Depression, and World War II (1920-1945); the Cold War (1945-1960); "the welfare state, cultural upheaval, and the reign and decline of liberalism" (1960-1980); and "the upsurge of conservatism, economic transformation, and post-Cold War America" (1980-present).
Factions, sectionalism, and a growing democratic sensibility among the people left him with a jaded opinion of governing--"I despise politics when I think of this office"--and the uprising in France left him with an even bleaker view of those who were charged with electing him in the first place.
Sectionalism occurs when a sub-group or subgroups become zealously committed to their own unique cultural idiosyncrasies and/or geopolitical interests.
This collection of nineteen essays on equality in the Civil War and Reconstruction periods showcases current scholarship in a variety of topics surrounding the causes of the war and the unfinished nature of the debate on sectionalism, race, and national unity in the century following the conflict.