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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:978-1-984882-95-0
Publication Date:May 2019
Publisher:Diversified Publishing
Imprint:Random House Large Print
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $37.00
Book Description:

"Told with authority and style. . . Crisply summarizing the Adamses' legacy, the authors stress principle over partisanship."--The Wall Street Journal 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, from the New York Times bestselling author of White Trash. John and John Quincy Adams: rogue intellectuals, unsparing...
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Book Details
Pages:944
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.1 x 9.2 x 1.73 Inches
Book Weight:1.9 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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