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Howe studies the American Whigs with the thoroughness so often devoted their party rivals, the Jacksonian Democrats. He shows that the Whigs were not just a temporary coalition of politicians but spokesmen for a heritage of political culture received from Anglo-American tradition and passed on, with adaptations, to the Whigs' Republican successors. He relates this culture to both the country's economic conditions and its ethnoreligious composition.

About the Author

Daniel Walker Howe is professor of history and chairman of the Department of History at the University of California, Los Angeles.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Introduction

1. The Whigs and Their Age

2. The Language and Values of the Whigs

3. John Quincy Adams, Nonpartisan Politician

4. The Whig Interpretation of History

5. The Entrepreneurial Ethos

6. Henry Clay, Ideologue of the Center

7. The Evangelicals

8. The Modernizers

9. Whig Conservatism

10. Alexander Stephens and the Failure of Southern Whiggery

11. Abraham Lincoln and the Transformation of Northern Whiggery

Conclusion

Notes

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780226354798
Author:
Howe, Daniel Walker
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Author:
Howe, Daniel Walker
Location:
Chicago
Subject:
General
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Government and political science
Subject:
U.S. Government
Subject:
Government - U.S. Government
Subject:
Government - National
Subject:
POL030000
Subject:
Politics-United States Politics
Edition Number:
Pbk. ed.
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series Volume:
BP-412E
Publication Date:
20090331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Pages:
414
Dimensions:
8.98x5.89x.91 in. 1.10 lbs.

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