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Road, River, and Ol' Boy Politics: A Texas County's Path from Farm to Supersuburb - Hardcover

Road, River, and Ol' Boy Politics: A Texas County's Path from Farm to Supersuburb - Hardcover

Road, River, and Ol' Boy Politics: A Texas County's Path from Farm to Supersuburb - Hardcover
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n 1946, Williamson County, Texas, was profoundly rural. Reflecting the Democratic Party represented in Congress by Lyndon Baines Johnson, the county was based on an isolated agricultural economy and contained a rich brew of ethnic groups and cultures. Half a century later, Williamson County was one of the five fastest growing counties in the United States, a staunchly Republican homogeneous supersuburb north of Austin whose economy depended on the global market for computers and other high-technology products. How did this radical transformation occur?

  • Author: Linda Scarbrough
  • Product Info. ISBN: 978-0-87611-202-1 Format: Hardback 6 x 9 in., 300 pp. 40 Illustrations, maps, bibliography, and index.
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