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The Problem of Democracy

The Presidents Adams Confront the Cult of Personality

The Problem of Democracy( )
Author: Isenberg, Nancy
Burstein, Andrew
ISBN:978-0-525-55750-0
Publication Date:Apr 2019
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Imprint:Viking
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $35.00
Book Description:

How the father and son presidents foresaw the rise of the cult of personality and fought those who sought to abuse the weaknesses inherent in our democracy. Until now, no one has properly dissected the intertwined lives of the second and sixth (father and son) presidents. John and John Quincy Adams were brilliant, prickly politicians and arguably the most independently minded among leaders of the founding generation. Distrustful of blind allegiance to a political...
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Book Details
Pages:576
Detailed Subjects: History / United States / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.33 x 9.26 x 1.66 Inches
Book Weight:1.7 Pounds
Author Biography
Isenberg, Nancy (Author)
Nancy Isenberg received her Ph. D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1990. She is the T. Harry Williams Professor of History at Louisiana State University.

She is the author of Sex and Citizenship in Antebellum America; Fallen Founder: The Life of Aaron Burr (winner of the 2008 Oklahoma Book Award for non-fiction); Madison and Jefferson, co-authored with Andrew Burstein, was named one of the top five non-fiction titles of 2010 by Kirkus; and White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America, which is a 2016 New York Times Bestseller.

She has been featured on C-SPAN2 "Book TV," and on various NPR programs. She and Andrew Burstein are regular contributors to Salon.com.

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