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Introduction: The Estimation of the World

Francis D. Cogliano

in Thomas Jefferson: Reputation and Legacy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624997
eISBN:
9780748670697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624997.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This introduction provides an overview of the history of Thomas Jefferson's reputation. It describes the four stages of Jefferson's reputation since his death in 1826. It places this study in the ... More


Introduction: Bum Rap or Bad Leadership?

PAUL FINKELMAN

in James Buchanan and the Coming of the Civil War

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044262
eISBN:
9780813046242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044262.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In addition to describing the volume’s essays, the introduction to James Buchanan and the Coming of the Civil War looks at some of the ways that historians have viewed the Buchanan administration, ... More


Introduction

Erik Mathisen

in The Loyal Republic: Traitors, Slaves, and the Remaking of Citizenship in Civil War America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469636320
eISBN:
9781469636344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636320.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The Civil War marked a turning point not only in the history of the republic, but the history of citizenship in the United States as well. But there is more to this moment than might appear on the ... More


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