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Martin Van Buren : the romantic age of American politics

Author: John Niven
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1983.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Niven, John.
Martin Van Buren.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1983
(OCoLC)636673993
Named Person: Martin Van Buren; Martin Van Buren
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Niven
ISBN: 0195032381 9780195032383
OCLC Number: 9508468
Description: xii, 715 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: John Niven.

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Illustrations appear between page 294-95; and pages 448-449 1. Beginnings 3 2. State Senator 23 3. War to the End 40 4. Mutiny in the Ranks 60 5. "The High-Minded Gentlemen" 76 6. "The Tammany Horse" 87 7. An Uncertain Regency 102 8. Harp on the Willows 121 9. A Broken Politician 138 10. A Quick Recovery 156 11. "With Muffled Oars" 174 12. An Uncalcutated Risk 194 13. Governor Van Buren 215 14. All the Coppers in the Mint 232 15. INtrigues and Intriguers 249 16. Secretary of State 272 17. Minister As Martyr 295 18. In Reference to a Possible Future 317 19. A Perilous Course 330 20. A Pinch of Snuff 354 21. Mediator 373 22. Partisan Leader 386 23. "Be Careful of Cataline" 403 24. Beset by Difficulties 425 25. "Little Van Is a Used-up Man" 448 26. Search for Vindication 473 27. An Active Retirement 495 28. The Hammett Letter 516 29. Rejection at Baltimore 530 30. The Best Laid Plans 542 31. Free Soil, Free Labor, Free Men 566 32. "Patriotism Firm and Ardent 590 Abbreviations 613 Notes 615 Index 693

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