The Kingfish and His Realm: The Life and Times of Huey P. Long

The Kingfish and His Realm: The Life and Times of Huey P. Long By William Ivy Hair, The Kingfish and His Realm The Life and Times of Huey P Long Well proportioned and tartly written Hair s book is notable for its conceptualization and exhaustive research for its analysis of Long s extraordinary control of Louisiana and his role in national p
  • Title: The Kingfish and His Realm: The Life and Times of Huey P. Long
  • Author: William Ivy Hair
  • ISBN: 9780807117002
  • Page: 449
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The Kingfish and His Realm: The Life and Times of Huey P. Long By William Ivy Hair, Well proportioned and tartly written, Hair s book is notable for its conceptualization and exhaustive research, for its analysis of Long s extraordinary control of Louisiana and his role in national politics, and for its interpretation of the Long phenomenon Journal of American History
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    1. William Ivy Hair

      William Ivy Hair was Fuller E Callaway Professor of Southern History at Georgia College in Milledgeville.

    452 thoughts on “The Kingfish and His Realm: The Life and Times of Huey P. Long”

    1. This is not the Huey Long I learned about in my 8th grade Louisiana History class 35 years ago Huey Long, governor of Louisiana, later a U.S senator, the statesmen who did a lot for the people of Louisiana while bending the rules yes, I knew that But Huey Long, dictator of Louisiana No, I didn t know the extent of that, and the author of this biography makes a very compelling case for him being considered as such.The biographer also makes the case that Huey Long wanted power for its own sake he [...]


    2. This is a great biography written about the man who inspired Robert Penn Warren to write All the Kings Men Huey Long was a dynamic politician, who dominated Louisiana politics for almost a decade This biography provides a great balance in offering the reader both the good and the bad of the man who became known as the Kingfish.


    3. A very readable and enjoyable biography of Der Long The subtitle is appropriate as Hair delves into not only Long s life and mis deeds but also the social and political climate in which he lived This book serves as a great introduction to the man and has me wanting to learn A real eye opener that should be read by every Louisianan.


    4. A really good biography causes the subject to leap from the page and into the reader s experience A really great biography also causes the context within which the subject lived to make the same leap This is a really great biography that deals with the life of one of the most dangerous regarding the existence of our representative democracy politicians to ever hold office read it




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