Era of Good Feelings / Edition 1

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Overview

Here is history as delightful as it is profound. Exploring the period between Jeffersonian democracy and Jacksonian democracy, George Dangerfield describes the personalities and experiences, American and European, which furthered the political transition "from the great dictum that central government is best when it governs least to the great dictum that central government must sometimes intervene strongly on behalf of the weak and the oppressed and the exploited." The book, winner of the Pulitzer and Bancroft prizes, throws new and fresh light on an important formative period in American history. "An agile piece of historical writing—witty, selective, and illuminating."—New Yorker. "George Dangerfield writes with gusto, sense, and authority. His agreeable, eloquent book is full of people, conflicts, ideas, and color. It is a learned book, and witty and skillful; on every page it is thoughtful, clever, and original."—Saturday Review. "History exploded with mature perception, pointed anecdote, and lively interpretation."—New York Times.

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Editorial Reviews

American Quarterly, Vol. 5, No. 1 (Spring, 1953) - Roy F. Nichols
This thesis Mr. Dangerfield constructs at great length summoning to his command vast stores of historic data. He writes beautifully; he is a master of clever phrases and trenchant paragraphs. He has done a good deal of research and has had his eye out for the picturesque. His portraits of Monroe and Adams will not soon be forgotten.
The Mississippi Valley Historical Review - Norman A. Graebner
In this delightful volume Mr. Dangerfield has attempted a synthesis of that well-defined period of American history which begins with the Treaty of Ghent and ends with the inauguration of Andrew Jackson. It is a fascinating America that comprises the subject of this book, one that had at the conclusion of the War of 1812 suddenly turned its back on Europe and had fallen upon its own resources to enter an era of intense internal development.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780929587141
  • Publisher: Ivan R Dee
  • Publication date: 8/28/1989
  • Edition description: 1st Elephant pbk. ed
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 540
  • Sales rank: 1,414,855
  • Product dimensions: 5.54 (w) x 8.56 (h) x 1.42 (d)

Meet the Author

George Dangerfield’s other books include The Strange Death of Liberal England, The Awakening of American Nationalism, and Interpreting American History.

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