Paler Shade of Red
The 2008 Presidential Election in the South
Edited by Branwell DuBose Kapeluck, Laurence W. Moreland,
and Robert P. Steed
A state-by-state guide to the
The scholars included in A Paler Shade of Red cover
the 2008 presidential election with detailed, state-by-state
analyses of how the presidential election, from the nomination
struggle through the casting of votes in November, played
out in the South. The book also includes examinations of important
elections other than for president, and in addition to the
single-state perspectives, there are three chapters that look
at the region as a whole.
Contributors are Scott E. Buchanan, John A. Clark, Patrick
R. Cotter, Charles Bullock III, Rogert E. Hogan and Eunice
H. McCarney, David A. Breaux and Stephen D. Shaffer, Cole
Blease Graham, Jay Barth, Janine A. Parry and Todd G. Shields,
Jonathan Knuckey, Charles Prysby, Ronald Keith Gaddie, Brian
Arbour and Mark McKenzie, and John J. McGlennon, all collected
here to provide powerful insight into southern politics today.
Branwell DuBose Kapeluck is an associate professor
of political science at the Citadel.
Laurence W. Moreland and Robert P.
Steed are professors of political science at the
Citadel and editors of the Presidential Election in the South
series that began in 1984 through the Citadel Project on the
A Paler Shade of Red was developed with support from
the Blair Center for Southern Politics at the University of
6 x 9, 360 pages, index
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