Al Smith and His America

By: Handlin, Oscar

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207 pp. Text clean, no markings. Water stains on bottom of end papers, bottom of cover and bottom margin of rear 50 pp. Tannish water stains, rippling on bottom of rear panel of dust jack. Traces of dust jacket have stuck to rear cover. Binding firm. Handlin presents a readable, lively account of Al Smith's rise from an undistinguished youth in New York City to political success within the Democratic Party. He also includes the wider context of Irish-American upward mobility in the early 20th century.

Title: Al Smith and His America

Author Name: Handlin, Oscar

Categories: Politics,

Edition: 4th Printing

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown: 1958

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition: Good -

Jacket Condition: Fair

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 002427

Keywords: Politics. Democratic Party. Presidential Candidates. Irish-Americans. Tammany Hall. New York State. Al Smith. Oscar Handlin. Assimilation.