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American Lion. Amndrew Jackson in the White House

Category: History: U.S.: 19th Century


Author: Jon Meacham


Copyright/published Year: 2009 by Random House


ISBN: 0812973461


Binding: trade pap


Description:
Andrew Jackson, his intimate circle of friends, and his tumultuous times are at the heart of this remarkable book about the man who rose from nothing to create the modern presidency. Beloved and hated, venerated and reviled, Andrew Jackson was an orphan who fought his way to the pinnacle of power, bending the nation to his will in the cause of democracy.

Jackson's election in 1828 ushered in a new and lasting era in which the people, not distant elites, were the guiding force in American politics. Democracy made its stand in the Jackson years, and he gave voice to the hopes and the fears of a restless, changing nation facing challenging times at home and threats abroad. To tell the saga of Jackson's presidency, acclaimed author Jon Meacham goes inside the Jackson White House. Drawing on newly discovered family letters and papers, he details the human drama-the family, the women, and the inner circle of advisers- that shaped Jackson's private world through years of storm and victory.


This is a used book in Very good condition.


Additional condition description

Very lightly read copy. Clean and unmarked. Light shelf-wear to covers.


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