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Andrew Johnson : A Biography
by Hans L. Trefousse




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A definitive life of the flawed man who succeeded to the American presidency after Lincoln's assassination. Politically shrewd but fatally unable to adapt to new political realities, Andrew Johnson presided, disastrously, over the tumultuous first years of Reconstruction. In this provocative account, Hans Trefousse gives us "a brilliant, compassionate portrait of a dynamic era of social change and national healing, and of the tragic failure of an American leader" (Library Journal).

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Overview

A definitive life of the flawed man who succeeded to the American presidency after Lincoln's assassination. Politically shrewd but fatally unable to adapt to new political realities, Andrew Johnson presided, disastrously, over the tumultuous first years of Reconstruction. In this provocative account, Hans Trefousse gives us "a brilliant, compassionate portrait of a dynamic era of social change and national healing, and of the tragic failure of an American leader" (Library Journal).

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9780393317428
  • ISBN-10: 0393317420
  • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
  • Publish Date: December 1997
  • Page Count: 464
  • Dimensions: 8 x 5.5 x 1.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.15 pounds


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