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Waking giant : America in the age of Jackson
Title:
Waking giant : America in the age of Jackson
ISBN:
9780060826567
Publication Information:
New York : Harper, c2008.
Physical Description:
xi, 466 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Abstract:
A chronicle of political events between 1815 and 1848 evaluates their role in shaping American culture, covering such topics as the slavery controversy, the rise of capitalism, and the birth of urbanization.
Format:
Book