Andrew Jackson by Robert V. ReminiAndrew Jackson by Robert V. Remini

Andrew Jackson

byRobert V. Remini

Paperback | September 15, 1999

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By "the foremost Jacksonian scholar of our time" (New York Times), the critically acclaimed and most concise biography of Andrew Jackson that takes a comprehensive look at the political, personal, and military life of the seventh president of the United States.
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.
Title:Andrew JacksonFormat:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.61 inPublished:September 15, 1999Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0060801328

ISBN - 13:9780060801328

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The seventh president of the United States is definitely one of the country`s favourites, a hero both on the battlefield and in the field of politics. And critics and general readers agree that Robert V. Remini is the foremost scholar on the life and times of this remarkable man. Andrew Jackson, first published in 1969, is an engagingly readable and brilliantly informative look at his life, from his astounding military victories to his popular and efficacious policies as president. If you`re interested in Jackson, this is the best place to start your study. 

Editorial Reviews

"In this concise and well-written biography Robert V. Remini has a more ambitious objective than merely recounting the life of a famous man.He portrays the President not as a symbol of the age nor a personification of proletarian striving, but as a shrewd and able politician, a pioneer in using the office of the presidency for both national and narrowly partisan purposes.His account is persuasive and well documented." (Political Science Quarterly)