By Joel H. Silbey

A spouse to the Antebellum Presidents presents a chain of unique essays exploring our old figuring out 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 group of eminent historians and specialists at the American presidency
  • Reveals insights into presidential management within the region century major as much as the yankee Civil War
  • Offers clean views into the mostly forgotten males who served in the course of the most decisive zone centuries of usa history

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