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Jacksonian America : society, personality, and politics / Edward Pessen.


Rev. ed.. Homewood, Ill. : Dorsey Press, 1978.
ISBN 0256016518, 9780256016512

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Subjects Jackson, Andrew (Politiker)
USA.
United States -- History -- 1815-1861.
United States.
Series Dorsey series in American history.
Description xvi, 379 pages ; 26 cm.
Copyright Date 1978.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 329-367) and index.
Contents Introduction: the continuing fascination of the Jacksonian era -- The Jacksonian character: a contemporary portrait of American personality, traits, and values -- The changing population: ethnic, racial, and sexual minorities -- The "Urban Revolution" and other social developments -- The inegalitarian society -- Jacksonian capitalism: agriculture, labor, and industry -- Jacksonian capitalism: transporatation, commerce, and banking -- The new political system of the Jacksonian era -- The new man of politics -- The rise of major parties: Democratic and Whig theory and practice -- Who were the democrats? Who were the Whigs? The major parties' differences evaluated -- The idelogical parties of the Jacksonian era: the minor parties revisited -- Reflections on the political issues of the Jacksonian era -- Conclusion.
Genre History.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)3645339
(OCoLC)ocm03645339
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Pessen, Edward, 1920-1992.
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