The Life of Andrew Jackson

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Harper Collins, Aug 21, 2001 - Biography & Autobiography - 412 pages
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“Superb professional history that moves boldly beyond the scholar’s monograph to make the American past alive and exciting for the general reader.” —Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.

[Remini] has produced a wonderful portrait, rich in detail, of a fascinating and important man and an authoritative . . . . account of his role in American History.” —New York Times Book Review

The classic one-volume abridgement of the definitive, three-volume, National Book Award-winning biography of Andrew Jackson from esteemed historian Robert V. Remini.

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The best one volume book on Jackson that I've read. I was never totally keen on Jackson until reading this book. By looking at his life and the times, he now is one of my favorite people in U.S. history. A great study in his character. Read full review

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Robert V. Remini is professor of history emeritus and research professor of humanities emeritus at the University of Illinois at Chicago and historian of the United States House of Representatives. He is the winner of the National Book Award for the third volume of his study of Andrew Jackson, and he lives in Wilmette, Illinois.

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