By Norman D. Brown
"This entire quantity might be thought of the definitive research of Texas politics throughout the twenties. because the name indicates, the 3 major concerns within the Lone megastar nation in the course of that decade have been prohibition, the Klan, and girls; or extra appropriately, a girl, in politics. All have been intertwined in a swirl of frenetic task which leaves the observer breathless from his attempt to unsort and comprehend it.
Professor Brown has performed a huge and masterful task of study in his try to clarify those advanced interrelationships. In his exquisitely precise account, he effectively relates the problems not just to one another yet to nationwide occasions and demonstrates thereby the significance which occasions and personalities in Texas bore on the higher photo through the pre-Depression period. His debts of the administrations of Governors Pat Neff, Miriam Ferguson, and Dan Moody are the main designated but written, and so they illustrate good how the private antogonisms and social gathering factionalisms which characterised Texas politics affected the method of presidency. His money owed of the antics of mum and dad Ferguson and Fergusonism are likewise revealing."--Journal of the Southwest