Andrew Jackson: Symbol for An Age

Synopsis

Was the man who lent his name to "Jacksonian America" a rough-hewn frontiersman? A powerful, victorious general? Or merely a man of will? Separating myth from reality, John William Ward here demonstrates how Andrew Jackson captured the imagination of a generation of Americans and came torepresent not just leadership but the ideal of courage, foresight, and ability.

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Publisher: Place of publication:
  • London
Publication year:
  • 1962