The Life of Andrew Jackson (Library Alabama Classics) by John Reid,John Henry Eaton,Frank L. Owsley

By John Reid,John Henry Eaton,Frank L. Owsley

Original copies of the 1st, 1817, version of this paintings are so infrequent that even the Library of Congress doesn't have an undamaged reproduction. for this reason students and scholars of Jackson have needed to depend on later, incomplete or bowdlerized variants. it's for this reason all of the extra priceless to have Owsley’s serious recovery of the unique variation, entire with its invaluable maps.


The paintings is a simple background of Jackson’s army profession, started by means of John Reid, Jackson’s army aide during the warfare of 1812 and the consequent Creek conflict. Reid wrote the 1st 4 chapters, and after his dying John Eaton accomplished the paintings from Reid’s define, notes, and papers. Owsley, quondam professor of background at Auburn collage, has conscientiously restored the unique version, famous editions among this and successor variations, and incorporated precious equipment, together with a memoir of John Reid through Helen Reid Roberts, and indexes to the whole.


This is the 1st paperback variation of this priceless list and contains the unique 4 large-scale foldout maps on an accompanying CD.

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