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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Howard W. Allen  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Born: N/A

-- Howard W. Allen on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

Allen works at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale.

Biographical and Professional Information

Howard W. Allen is a political historian and author. He was the Executive Director of the Social Science History Association from 1981 to 1993. Professor Allen is an authority on the application of quantitative methods to historical research.

Published Works

  • Poindexter of Washington: A Study in Progressive Politics, Southern Illinois University Press, 1981
  • Illinois Elections, 1818-1990: Canidates and County Returns for President, Governor, Senate, and House of Representative, Southern Illinois University Press, 1992
  • Race, Class, and the Death Penalty: Capital Punishment in American History, State University of New York Press, 2008

Selected Titles At Your Library

Poindexter of Washington :
ISBN: 0809309521. OCLC Number:

Southern Illinois University Press,. Carbondale :. ©1981.

Illinois elections, 1818-1990 :
ISBN: 0809317354. OCLC Number:

Southern Illinois University Press,. Carbondale :. ©1992.

Race, class, and the death penalty :
ISBN: 0791474372. OCLC Number:

State University of New York Press,. Albany, N.Y. :. ©2008.



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