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individual as Wang Hai- ling, but a mainland Chinese as Wang Hailing. Because romanization practices in Tai- wan do not consistently observe the standards of one par tic u lar system, I do my best to follow typical conventions when rendering Taiwanese names in Mandarin. For both Taiwanese and mainland Chinese, I follow local naming practices and put the surname fi rst, followed by the personal name. I employ pseudonyms throughout the book to protect individual identi- ties. Th e only exceptions are cases where I refer to elected politicians (legisla- tors, presidential

presidential elections were adopted. Both changes had the ef- fect of strengthening presidential candidates and weakening those in the political system with claims on them, particularly party leaders. At the same time, television and increased use of advertising, survey research, direct mail, and other mass marketing devices were changing the nature of presidential campaigning. Taken together, the new cam- paign techniques and the new election rules made it inevitable that presi- dential candidates would focus their efforts at persuasion on the voters, rather than

of the House and the Senate.4 If no candidate wins a majority of the electoral votes, then the House, voting by state, chooses a president from among the top three can- didates. Originally, the presidential candidate with the second highest number of electoral votes became the vice president. The development of political parties made that system problematic, as the election of 1800 dem- onstrated. The Twelfth Amendment separated the ballots for president and THE ELECTORAL COLLEGE 373 vice president. The Senate chooses the vice president from the top two candidates


- wood Fights Back, 1947. 42. Myrna Loy and Cary Grant on the set of The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer (RKO, 1947). 43. Cary Grant and Myrna Loy in a promotional still forMr. Blandings Builds His Dream House (RKO, 1948). 44. Myrna Loy campaigns for Democratic presidential candidate Adlai Stevenson, 1956. 45. Montgomery Clift and Myrna Loy during the filming of Lonely- hearts (United Artists, 1958). 46. Myrna Loy and Paul Newman in From the Terrace (20th Century– Fox, 1960). 47. Myrna Loy and cast in Barefoot in the Park. 48. Myrna Loy and Henry Fonda in Summer Solstice

Index "Abstention and revolution," 23, 44 Aft osa, 101 Agricultural Allotment Act, U.S., 104 Agriculture and stock-raising, 4, 13, 29, 34, 52, 57-58, 62, 64-67, 73, 77-78, 80, 82, 84, 90-91, 94-97, 99-101, 104-106, 113, 118, 125- 126, 128-129, 131, 134, 165-166, 168-169, 173-174, 176, 178-179, 183, 186, 189, 199, 202 Agro-export activities. See Foreign trade, Argentine Alamán, Lucas, 119 Alem, Leandro, 45 Alvear, Marcelo T. de ([1868-1942]; president, Argentine Republic, 1922-1928; presidential candidate, 1937), 12, 23, 32, 35-36, 38, 41- 43, 47