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Aldrich, Nelson, W., Jr., Old Money: The Mythology of America’s Upper Class, 2nd ed. (New York, 1996)


Alexander, Thomas Benjamin, and Richard E. Beringer, The Anatomy of the Confederate Congress : A Study of the Influence of Member Characteristics on Legislative Voting Behavior, 1861-1865 (Nashville, 1971)


Allen, Michael, The Founding Fortunes: An Anatomy of the Super-Rich Families in America (New York, 1987)


Baltzell, E. Digby, The Protestant Establishment: Aristocracy and Caste in America (1964; rept. New Haven, 1987)


Baltzell, E. Digby, The Protestant Establishment Revisited, edited and with an introduction by Howard G. Schneiderman (New Brunswick, NJ, 2000)


Brown, Richard D., ‘The Founding Fathers of 1776 and 1787: A Collective View’, William and Mary Quarterly, 3rd ser., 33 (1976), 465-80.


Burch, Philip H., Elites in American History, 3 vols. (New York, 1980)


Burch, Philip H., Reagan, Bush, and Right-wing Politics: Elites, Think Tanks, Power, and Policy, 2 vols. (Greenwich, Conn., 1997)


Cookson, Peter W., and Caroline Hodges Persell, Preparing for Power: America’s Elite Boarding Schools (New York, 1985)


Domhoff, G. William, Who Rules America? Power and Politics in the Year 2000 (Mountain View, CA, 1998)


Gatewood, Willard B., Jr., Aristocrats of Color: The Black Elite, 1880-1920 (Bloomington, 1990)


Graham, Hugh Davis, and Nancy Diamond, The Rise of American Research Universities: Elites and Challenges in the Postwar Era (Baltimore, 1997)


Graham, Lawrence Otis, Our Kind of People: Inside America’s Black Upper Class (New York, 1999)


Lerner, Robert E., et al., American Elites (New Haven, 1996)

Mills, C. Wright, The Power Elite, 2nd ed. (New York, 1999)


Ostrander, Susan, Women of the Upper Class (Philadelphia, 1984)


Schaeper, Thomas, J., and Kathleen Schaeper, Cowboys into Gentlemen: Rhodes Scholars, Oxford, and the Creation of an American Elite (New York, 1998)


Useem, Michael, The Inner Circle: Large Corporations and the Rise of Political Activity in the U.S. and U.K. (New York, 1984)