Journals Higher Education



Published: 03 September 2019

350 Pages | 39 halftones

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190914592

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Bosom Friends

The Intimate World of James Buchanan and William Rufus King

Thomas J. Balcerski

  • Dual biography of an American president and vice president that offers a new perspective on their relationship, the subject of much debate and gossip
  • Examines a political partnership between a northerner and southerner that sheds light on Jacksonian and Civil War era politics
  • Challenges modern assumptions about historical same-sex relationships