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  • Mississippiby Westley F. Busbee

    Wiley 2014; US$ 35.95

    We are especially proud to announce the publication of Mississippi: A History, the first textbook ever published specifically for use in college-level courses in Mississippi history. In his sweeping coverage of the Mississippi story—from prehistoric times to the present day— Dr. Westley F. Busbee, Jr., deftly combines narrative and topical... more...

  • The Great Triumvirateby Merrill D. Peterson

    Oxford University Press 1988; US$ 27.99

    This is a joint biography of Daniel Webster, Henry Clay and John C. Calhoun, the most prominent of the second generation of American statesmen, from 1812 until 1850. more...

  • Edward Stanlyby Norman Brown

    University of Alabama Press 2009; US$ 39.95

    Raised under the “Ancient Standard of Federalism,” Edward Stanly was a southern nationalist during a time of popular nullification and secession doctrines. Edward Stanly: Whiggery’s Tarheel Conqueror is an unprecedented biography of Stanly’s life, and recounts his fiery and controversial emergence in the Whig Party of... more...

  • Imagining Deliberative Democracy in the Early American Republicby Sandra M. Gustafson

    University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 36.00

    Deliberation, in recent years, has emerged as a form of civic engagement worth reclaiming. In this persuasive book, Sandra M. Gustafson combines historical literary analysis and political theory in order to demonstrate that current democratic practices of deliberation are rooted in the civic rhetoric that flourished in the early American republic.... more...

  • Shapers of the Great Debate on Jacksonian Democracyby PAUL DOUTRICH

    ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 116.00

    The successful conclusion of the War of 1812 ushered in a new age of American history: the Jacksonian era. This book explores the background, motives, and goals of political and social leaders who dominated this era. Divided into three categories?Whigs, Democrats, and Writers and Reformers?biographies of Henry Clay, Ralph Waldo Emerson, James Knox... more...

  • Sex and Manifest Destinyby Martin Naparsteck

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 40.00

    Many factors--political, economic, sociological--contributed to the United States' westward expansion across the continent. But the role that sex played has largely been unexplored by scholars. This is the first book-length study to examine such topics as Thomas Jefferson's interest in the sex lives of American Indians, white's fear of... more...

  • Jacksonian and Antebellum Age: People and Perspectivesby Mark R. Cheathem

    ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 85.00

    This volume in the Perspectives in American Social History series highlights the extraordinary contributions of ordinary men, women, and children in the transformation of the country in the time of Andrew Jackson. more...

  • A Companion to 19th-Century Americaby William Barney

    Wiley 2008; US$ 225.95

    A Companion to 19th-Century America is an authoritative overview of current historiographical developments and major themes in the history of nineteenth-century America. Twenty-seven scholars, all specialists in their own thematic areas, examine the key debates and historiography. A thematic and chronological organization brings together the major... more...

  • Waking Giantby David S. Reynolds

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 13.99

    Waking Giant is a brilliant, definitive history of America?s vibrant and tumultuous rise during the Jacksonian era from David S. Reynolds, the Bancroft Prize-winning author of Walt Whitman?s America . Casting fresh light on Andrew Jackson, who redefined the presidency, along with John Quincy Adams and James K. Polk, who expanded the nation?s territory... more...

  • Throes of Democracyby Walter A. McDougall

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 16.99

    "And then there came a day of fire!" From its shocking curtain-raiser?the conflagration that consumed Lower Manhattan in 1835?to the climactic centennial year of 1876, when Americans staged a corrupt, deadlocked presidential campaign (fought out in Florida), Walter A. McDougall's Throes of Democracy: The American Civil War Era, 1829-1877 throws... more...