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- DescriptionThis fast-paced and colorful narrative of the social, cultural, and political climate that breathed life into Jacksonian Democracy crafts a memorable portrait of Jackson: the young hellraiser and war hero; the stern judge; the determined campaigner; and, finally, the chief executive of the people.
- Author BiographyRobert V. Remini, preeminent authority of the life and times of Andrew Jackson, is a History and Research Professor of the Humanities emeritus at the University of Illinois at Chicago, where he has taught and done scholarly research since 1965. From 1982 to 1987 he was the Director of UIC s Institute for the Humanities. In addition to teaching at both Columbia and Fordham universities early in his career, Dr. Remini was the Southall Freeman Professor at the University of Richmond in 1992, and the W. Harold and Martha Welsh Professor of American Studies at the University of Notre Dame in 1995 and 1996. Dr. Remini has received many awards and honors in his illustrious career, including the National Book Award for his three-volume biography of Andrew Jackson in 1984. He has lectured on King Andrew at the White House and for the Smithsonian Institution, and he has received the George Washington Medal of Honor from the Freedom Foundation. As well as other distinguished books on Jackson, Dr. Rimini is the author of Henry Clay, Statesman for the Union and Martin Van Buren and the Making of the Democratic Path. He is currently completing a two-volume biography of Daniel Webster.
- Author(s)Robert Remini
- PublisherHarlan Davidson Inc
- Date of Publication01/01/1997
- GenreGovernment & Constitution
- Series TitleAmerican History S.
- Place of PublicationWheeling IL
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintHarlan Davidson Inc
- Content Noteb/w illus
- Weight200 g
- Width139 mm
- Height203 mm
- Spine9 mm
- Edition Statement2nd Revised edition
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