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Zachary Taylor: The American Presidents Series: The 12th President, 1849-1850
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Zachary Taylor: The American Presidents Series: The 12th President, 1849-1850 Hardcover - 2008

by John S. Eisenhower; Arthur M. Schlesinger (Editor); Sean Wilentz (Editor)

Eisenhower, the son of another soldier-president, shows how Zachary Taylor rose to the presidency, where he confronted the most contentious political issue of his age: slavery. His truncated presidency exposed the fateful rift that would soon tear the country apart.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. [155]-157) and index.

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  • Title Zachary Taylor: The American Presidents Series: The 12th President, 1849-1850
  • Author John S. Eisenhower; Arthur M. Schlesinger (Editor); Sean Wilentz (Editor)
  • Binding Hardcover
  • Edition First Edition
  • Pages 192
  • Volumes 1
  • Language ENG
  • Publisher Times Books, New York
  • Date 2008-05-27
  • Illustrated Yes
  • Features Bibliography, Dust Cover, Illustrated, Index, Maps, Price on Product - Canadian, Table of Contents
  • ISBN 9780805082371 / 0805082379
  • Weight 0.9 lbs (0.41 kg)
  • Dimensions 8.6 x 5.8 x 1 in (21.84 x 14.73 x 2.54 cm)
  • Themes
    • Chronological Period: 19th Century
  • Library of Congress subjects Presidents - United States, Generals - United States
  • Library of Congress Catalog Number 2007046073
  • Dewey Decimal Code B

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Citations

  • Booklist, 05/01/2008, Page 68
  • Kirkus Reviews, 04/01/2008, Page 340
  • Library Journal, 05/01/2008, Page 74
  • Publishers Weekly, 04/07/2008, Page 53
  • Reference and Research Bk News, 11/01/2008, Page 62

About the author

John S. D. Eisenhower was a retired brigadier general, a former U.S. ambassador to Belgium, and the author of numerous works of military history and biography, including General Ike: A Personal Reminiscence; They Fought at Anzio; Yanks: The Epic Story of the American Army in World War I; and So Far from God: The U.S. War with Mexico, 1846-1848.

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