James Barbour, a Jeffersonian Repulican

James Barbour, a Jeffersonian Repulican

By: Charles D Lowery (author)Hardback

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Barbour, a Virginia contemporary of Thomas Jefferson and James Madison, during a long public career spanning the years 1798-1842, exerted a constructive influence on the nation s history. Active in state and national politics during the formative decades of the republic, Barbour was a political nationalist who grafted to the dominant political philosophy of the day those elements of the Hamiltonian Federalist creed necessary for governing a dynamic, changing nation.

Barbour s life affords a unique vantage point for viewing party politics in the South and the nation during the Jeffersonian and Jacksonian periods, for understanding Jeffersonian Republicanism, and for comprehending the difficulties a Southern agrarian had in embracing the economic and political realities at the dawn of the modern commercial age."

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About Author

Charles D. Lowery is associate dean of Arts and Sciences, Mississippi State University, Starkville.

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Product Details

  • publication date: 15/02/2004
  • ISBN13: 9780817350765
  • Format: Hardback, Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 334
  • ID: 9780817350765
  • ISBN10: 0817350764

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