Isaac, Paul E.

Tennessee Republicans in the Era of William McKinley, Theodore Roosevelt, and William Howard Taft. Factions, Leaders, and Patronage
1998 0-7734-8501-5
Based on presidential papers and manuscripts in Tennessee, this work details the history of the Republican and Progressive parties during the Progressive era when the Republican party played a more significant role in the state than in any of the former Confederate states. Traces the party relationship with Theodore Roosevelt and its breakup under Taft.