The Rise and Fall of the American Whig Party: Jacksonian Politics and the Onset of the Civil War

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  title={The Rise and Fall of the American Whig Party: Jacksonian Politics and the Onset of the Civil War},
  author={Michael F. Holt},
  year={1999}
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The Rise and Fall of the American Whig Party: Jacksonian Politics and the Onset of the Civil War. By Michael F. Holt. (New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999. Pp. xx, 1248. $55.00, ISBN 0-19-505544-6.) Michael Holt's long-awaited study of the Whig party is a landmark in the historiography of antebellum politics. Its authority rests on a massive foundation of work in manuscript collections and voting returns that surely makes it one of the most thoroughly researched books ever… 

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