By Joel H. Silbey
A spouse to the Antebellum Presidents presents a chain of unique essays exploring our historic knowing of the function and legacy of the 8 U.S. presidents who served within the major interval among 1837 and the beginning of the Civil battle in 1861.
- Explores and evaluates the evolving scholarly reception of Presidents Van Buren, Harrison, Tyler, Polk, Taylor, Fillmore, Pierce, and Buchanan, together with their roles, behaviors, triumphs, and failures
- Represents the 1st single-volume connection with assemble jointly the historiographic literature at the Antebellum Presidents
- Brings jointly unique contributions from a staff of eminent historians and specialists at the American presidency
- Reveals insights into presidential management within the sector century prime as much as the yank Civil War
- Offers clean views into the principally forgotten males who served in the course of essentially the most decisive region centuries of usa history
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They argued that historians of the coming of the Civil War had not dealt as effectively with the nativist 24 joel h. silbey presence and their role in breaking up the parties as they deserved (Gienapp 1987; Silbey 1985). The standard story noted, but did not highlight, nor have much to say about, the findings of those who argued that the emerging Republicans had many roots in the nativist camp. In contrast to the sectional influence argument, those convinced by the findings of the strength of parties in the political life of the nation suggested the need to think about the era in a somewhat different way.
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A Companion to the Antebellum Presidents 1837-1861 by Joel H. Silbey