Journals Higher Education



Published: 07 February 1991

288 Pages

5-5/16 x 8 inches

ISBN: 9780195067811

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The Politics of Individualism

Parties and the American Character in the Jacksonian Era

Lawrence Frederick Kohl

In this book Lawrence Frederick Kohl looks at the political manifestations of the staggering social changes that transformed America in the fifty years following the Revolution. He draws on the political rhetoric found in speeches, newspapers, periodicals, and pamphlets to place the Democrats and the Whigs in a solid social and psychological context, bringing us new insight into the politics and people of Jacksonian America.