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From Poverty to History Maker

An Autobiography


Συγγραφέας: Holmes Robert A.
Εκδότης: University Press of America
ISBN: 9780761863076
Αριθμός Σελίδων: 276
Διαστάσεις: 23x2x15
Έτος Έκδοσης: 2014

Σύνοψη του βιβλίου "From Poverty to History Maker"

From Poverty to History Maker is the story of how Robert "Bob" Holmes, a former juvenile delinquent, rose from humble beginnings to become an influential voice in academics and politics. A striking testament to the power of commitment, perseverance, and hard work, this book also provides an insightful analysis of four decades of Atlanta and Georgia legislative politics from the perspective of a political insider.


Συγγραφέας/εις: Holmes Robert A.
ISBN: 9780761863076
Ημερ/νία έκδοσης: 18/02/2014
Εξώφυλλο: Paperback / softback
Σελίδες: 276
Τόπος έκδοσης: Lanham, MD
Χώρα έκδοσης: United States
Βάρος βιβλίου: 417 gr
Διαστάσεις βιβλίου: 23x2x15 cm
Λεπτομέρειες εικονογράφησης: 24 Halftones, black and white

Περιεχόμενα

Foreword Preface Acknowledgements Chapter 1 The Early Childhood and Formative Years: Poverty and Segregation Chapter 2 Higher Education Experiences and My Early Professional Career Chapter 3 Civic, Political and University Activities in Atlanta Chapter 4 The 1974 Election Campaign and Early Years in Political Office Chapter 5 Atlanta and Georgia Politics in the 1970s and 1980s Chapter 6 Family, University, Business and Civic Developments Chapter 7 The Southern Center and Decline of the Political Science Program Chapter 8 The Georgia General Assembly in the 1990s Chapter 9 Election Reform and Other Policy Issues Chapter 10 My Final Years in Academia, 2000-2005 Chapter 11 Partisan Politics and the Georgia Legislature Chapter 12 The Political Struggle Over Education Reform Chapter 13 Republican Control of the Georgia General Assembly and Adverse Impacts Chapter 14 The Retirement Years Index

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