American Government and Politics

How Populistic were the Populists in 19th Century America?: Analysis by Automated Textual Analysis



In this article, the author seeks to demonstrate how (and in what way) populistic the politicians of the People's Party in 19th America were. The ideational approach of populism with automated textual analysis -- such as word2vec, LDA, and cosine similarity -- is adopted in this article to answer the question.


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