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Bain, Henry. "Five Kinds of Politics: A Historical and Comparative Study of the Making of Legislators in Five Maryland Constituencies." Ph.D. diss., Harvard University, 1970.
Category: Politics and Law

Baker, Jean H. "Political Nativism: The Maryland Know-Nothings as a Case Study." In Law, Society, and Politics in Early Maryland. Edited by Aubrey C. Land, Lois Green Carr, and Edward C. Papenfuse, 318-32. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1977.

Baker, Jean H. Ambivalent Americans: The Know-Nothing Party in Maryland. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1977.
Annotations / Notes: One of the more curious political movements in the nineteenth century was the American Party, also known as the Know-Nothing movement, which dominated Maryland politics in the 1850s and became the core of the Unionist party during the Civil War. This is a tight study focusing on the historical setting of the period, the ideology, leaders, followers, organization, and legislative behavior of the party. Rather than dismissing them as an expression of violent nativism, Baker argues that the party provided a medium through which former Whigs and Democrats could realign in the new political system that emerged from the devastation of the old.

Baker, Jean H. The Politics of Continuity: Maryland Political Parties from 1858 to 1870. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1973.

Baker, Jean H. The Politics of Continuity: Maryland Political Parties from 1858 to 1870. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1973.
Annotations / Notes: This is a study of political parties during the Civil War era. Beginning with the unexpected implosion of the Whig Party, and the remarkable vitality of the Know Nothing or American Party in the 1850s, Maryland drifted into the Civil War. The Democratic party stressed three themes in 1859 - fear and hatred of the Negro, the need to end the election interference of the Know Nothings, and the necessity of protecting "Constitution and Union." In the maelstrom of secession, they lost control of the state and were displaced by a new coalition, the Union Party, as the war ensued. The Unionists may have replaced the Democrats in power but not in the minds of the people. With the war's end, and notwithstanding the provisions in the Constitution of 1864 disenfranchising southern supporters, most of whom were Democrats, the party reassumed its dominance and their issues once again defined state politics.

Baker, Jean Hogarth Harvey. "The Politics of Continuity: Maryland Political Parties from 1858-1870." Ph.D. diss., Johns Hopkins University, 1971.

Baltimore History Network. Baltimore's Past: A Directory of Historical Sources. Baltimore: Baltimore History Group, 1989.

Bandel, Betty. "'Every Eye Sparkled, Every Heart Glowed . . .'" Maryland Historical Magazine 83 (Spring 1988): 69-73.
Annotations / Notes: Baltimore celebrates ratification of the Constitution.

Bangs, Herbert P., Jr., and Stuart Mahler. "Users of Local Parks." Journal of the American Institute of Planners 36 (1970): 330-334.
Annotations / Notes: The authors seek to evaluate the effectiveness of a 1963 Baltimore County law requiring developers to set aside space in new residential sections for small local parks. The study examines parks created in three sample rowhouse developments, based upon interviews conducted with users of the three spaces. The article concludes that the program has been successful in terms of usage, though more by children than teens and young adults, and that proximity to residence determines frequency of use.

Banks, Dean. "H. L. Mencken and 'Hitlerism,' 1933-1941: A Patrician Libertarian Besieged." Maryland Historical Magazine 71 (Winter 1976): 498-515.

Banks, Taunya Lovell. “Setting the Record Straight: Maryland’s First Black Women Law Graduates.” Maryland Law Review, 63 (no. 4, 2004): 752-72.

Banks, Theresa Douglas. "The Development of Public Education for the Negro in Prince George's County (1872-1946)." M.A. thesis, Howard University, 1948.

Bard, Harry. Maryland State and Government: Its New Dynamics. Cambirdge, MD: Tidewater Publishers, 1974.
Category: Politics and Law

Bard, Harry. Maryland State and Government: Its New Dynamics. Cambridge, MD: Tidewater Publishers, 1974.

Bard, Harry. Maryland: State and Government, Its New Dynamics. Centreville, MD: Tidewater Publishers, 1974.
Annotations / Notes: Divided into three sections - the first describing Maryland's people, history and geography, the second its government, and the third governmental services available to its citizens - this book provides a comprehensive description of the structure of Maryland government and its relationship to the people in the mid-1970s. Its major limitation is that some of the information may not be current because it was written almost three decades ago.

Barker, Charles A. "Property Rights in the Provincial System of Maryland: Proprietary Policy." Journal of Southern History, 2 (February 1936): 43-68.

Barker, Charles A. "Proprietary Revenues." Journal of Southern History, 2 (May 1936): 211-32.

Barker, Charles A. The Background of the Revolution in Maryland. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1940.

Barker, Charles A. “The Revolutionary Impulse in Maryland.” Maryland Historical Magazine, 100 (Summer 2005): 261-72.
Category: Politics and Law

Barnes, Brooks Miles. The Gallows on the Marsh: Crime and Punishment on the Chesapeake, 1906. Eastville, VA: Hickory House, 2007.