Martin Van Buren: the romantic age of American politics

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Oxford University Press, Jun 2, 1983 - Biography & Autobiography - 715 pages
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A biography of the eighth president of the United States examines Van Buren's distinguished political career in terms of the era in which he lived and worked

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The Romantic Age of American Politics is a book in serious need of some editing. This book has no business being over 600 pages. It's well-researched, but lacks any sort of narrative aside from a ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kathryn - Goodreads

I bailed after 100 pages, despite a real desire to stick it out, knowing that there are very few books about Van Buren (not aimed at elementary schoolers) and none of them any shorter. This was so ... Read full review


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About the author (1983)

John Niven is Professor Emeritus of American History at Claremont Graduate School and is editor of the papers of Salmon P. Chase. His many books include Gideon Welles, Lincoln's Secretary of the Navy, Martin Van Buren and the Romantic Era of American Politics, and John C. Calhoun and the Price of
Union: A Biography.

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