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The Resource Waking giant : America in the age of Jackson, David S. Reynolds

Waking giant : America in the age of Jackson, David S. Reynolds

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Waking giant : America in the age of Jackson
Title
Waking giant
Title remainder
America in the age of Jackson
Statement of responsibility
David S. Reynolds
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"America experienced unprecedented expansion and turmoil in the years between 1815 and 1848. In Waking Giant, historian and literary critic David S. Reynolds illuminates the period's exciting political story as well as the social and cultural movements that influenced it. He casts fresh light on Andrew Jackson, who redefined the presidency, along with John Quincy Adams and James K. Polk, who expanded the nation's territory and strengthened its position internationally."--BOOK JACKET
Summary
A chronicle of political events between 1815 and 1848 evaluates their role in shaping American culture, covering such topics as the slavery controversy, the rise of capitalism, and the birth of urbanization
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New York Times Notable Book, 2008
Biography type
contains biographical information
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275082
Cataloging source
DLC
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1948-
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Reynolds, David S.
Dewey number
973.5
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Jackson, Andrew
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Target audience
adult
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America in the age of Jackson
Label
Waking giant : America in the age of Jackson, David S. Reynolds
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [419]-435) and index
Contents
Forging a national identity -- Political fights, popular fetes -- Jackson's presidency : democracy and power -- God's many kingdoms -- Reforms, panaceas, inventions, fads -- Rebellion and renaissance -- Party politics and manifest destiny
Control code
000042515623
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 466 p.
Isbn
9780060826567
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Waking giant : America in the age of Jackson, David S. Reynolds
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [419]-435) and index
Contents
Forging a national identity -- Political fights, popular fetes -- Jackson's presidency : democracy and power -- God's many kingdoms -- Reforms, panaceas, inventions, fads -- Rebellion and renaissance -- Party politics and manifest destiny
Control code
000042515623
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 466 p.
Isbn
9780060826567
Other physical details
ill.

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