The Age of Jackson

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Little, Brown, 1945 - History - 577 pages
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"The outgrowth of a series of lectures entitled 'A reinterpretation of Jacksonian democracy' delivered at the Lowell Institute in Boston in the fall of 1941."--Acknowledgements.

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Compelling History of the Evolution of Conservative versus Working Class politics in the first half of the 19th century. Applies to our era as well. Read full review

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Still the standard work on on the first irruption of populism in the U.S. Read full review

About the author (1945)

Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. is renowned as a historian, a public intellectual, & a political activist. He served as a special assistant to President John F. Kennedy; won two Pulitzer Prizes, in 1946 for "The Age of Jackson" & in 1966 for "A Thousand Days," & in 1998 was the recipient of the National Humanities Medal. He lives in New York City.

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