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Walter A. McDougall's "Throes of Democracy: The American Civil War Era 1829-1877" continues his journey through American history as he examines the administrations of... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Paul L.
McDougall digs up history absent from most treatments of this defining moment of our labor to establish a truly benevolent nation.Published 18 months ago by Noel A. Black
This is the second book on the settlement and continual struggles around the amazing experiment that was and is the United States of America. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Tony O'Brien
Professor McDougal writes a brilliant,witty and highly unusual portrait of the nineteenth century.Forget the marble monuments and classical paintings and look at real men and women... Read morePublished 21 months ago by John Franckhauser
Great author Nice style interesting ....... interesting period in history a good read
A very in depth study of a very critical time for the USA
The book was advertised as being in fair/good condition and that's exactly how it was when it came. It did not matter to me whether or not it was perfect, as long as no pages were... Read morePublished on October 10, 2012 by The Roman
Throes of Democracy makes an excellent accompaniment to James McPhearson's gold standard Battle Cry of Freedom. McDougall's history goes beyond McPhearson's work. Read morePublished on February 7, 2012 by Martin Zook
Walter A McDougal has done it again. Folllowing his brilliant first part of a trilogy on the history of America, he has written THROES OF DEMOCRACY which also manages to combine... Read morePublished on September 2, 2011 by Larry
Professor Walter A. McDougall, an eminent historian at the University of Pennsylvania, is producing one of the finest histories of the United States, one that should be in every... Read morePublished on December 7, 2010 by William R. Erwin