John Randolph of Roanoke

John Randolph of Roanoke

by David Johnson
     
 

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One of the most eccentric and accomplished politicians in all of American history, John Randolph (1773--1833) led a life marked by controversy. The long-serving Virginia congressman and architect of Southern conservatism grabbed headlines with his prescient comments, public brawls, and clashes with every president from John Adams to Andrew Jackson. The first

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One of the most eccentric and accomplished politicians in all of American history, John Randolph (1773--1833) led a life marked by controversy. The long-serving Virginia congressman and architect of Southern conservatism grabbed headlines with his prescient comments, public brawls, and clashes with every president from John Adams to Andrew Jackson. The first biography of Randolph in nearly a century, John Randolph of Roanoke provides a full account of the powerful Virginia planter's hard-charging life and his impact on the formation of conservative politics.

LSU Press

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ISBN-13:
9780807143995
Publisher:
Louisiana State University Press
Publication date:
05/07/2012
Series:
Southern Biography Series
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
360
Sales rank:
1,099,292
File size:
2 MB

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