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Andrew Johnson : a biography

Author: Hans L Trefousse
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : W.W. Norton & Co., 1997, ©1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A study of President Johnson's public life and achievements as the man who succeeded Lincoln to the presidency in a time of political upheaval.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Andrew Johnson; Andrew Johnson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hans L Trefousse
ISBN: 0393317420 9780393317428
OCLC Number: 40310637
Notes: "First published as a Norton paperback 1991; reissued 1997"--Title page verso.
Description: 463 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 21 cm
Contents: 1. Raleigh Poor White --
2. Tennessee Tailor --
3. Greeneville Politician --
4. Fledgling Congressman --
5. Veteran Congressman --
6. Govenor of Tennessee --
7. United States Senator --
8. Unconditional Unionist --
9. Military Govenor --
10. Vice President --
11. Union President --
12. Presidential Reconstructionist --
13. Pugnacious President --
14. Beleaguered President --
15. Defiant President --
16. Fighting President --
17. President Impeached --
President Acquitted --
18. President in Limbo --
19. Ex-President.
Responsibility: Hans L. Trefousse.

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