The Age of Jackson

The Age of Jackson

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by Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr.

ISBN-10: 0316773433

ISBN-13: 9780316773430

Pub. Date: 10/01/1988

Publisher: Hachette Book Group

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The Age of Jackson 3.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
There are so many "historians" and "peer reviewers" that are paid propagandists of the big banks it makes me sick. The fact that this book doesn't come up  when searched by ISBN or Title at all in the Library of Congress ought to tell you to read this book. Look at whose in power today and you will know... this is a book for the people. READ IT
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Keep in mind this book was written in 1949.  It is a classic in the historiography of the Jacksonian era, but modern interpretations of this time period are very different from the one Schlesinger presents here.
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Guest More than 1 year ago
This book should have been titled transition to the age of jackson, not just the age of jackson. It is wise of Mr.Schlesinger Jr. to discredit jefferson, hamilton, and clay to help highlight jackson but for him to spend almost 7 chapters doing so is unreasonable. However he does provide a new source of knowledge about jackson himself that was unknown to me. But if Mr.Schlesingers objective was making jackson seem like a honorable man,he has failed in my eyes.