By Joel H. Silbey
A significant other to the Antebellum Presidents presents a chain of unique essays exploring our historic knowing of the function and legacy of the 8 U.S. presidents who served within the major interval among 1837 and the beginning of the Civil struggle in 1861.
- Explores and evaluates the evolving scholarly reception of Presidents Van Buren, Harrison, Tyler, Polk, Taylor, Fillmore, Pierce, and Buchanan, together with their roles, behaviors, triumphs, and failures
- Represents the 1st single-volume connection with assemble jointly the historiographic literature at the Antebellum Presidents
- Brings jointly unique contributions from a staff of eminent historians and specialists at the American presidency
- Reveals insights into presidential management within the sector century major as much as the yankee Civil War
- Offers clean views into the principally forgotten males who served in the course of the most decisive region centuries of usa history
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A Companion to the Antebellum Presidents 1837-1861 by Joel H. Silbey