Putting Old Hickory in Context: Bradley Birzer’s “In Defense of Andrew Jackson”

By |2019-08-06T15:54:00-05:00October 17th, 2018|Categories: Books, Bradley J. Birzer, History, Politics, Presidency|

Rather than justify Jackson’s deeds, In Defense of Jackson instead depicts its subject in the context of his own world. In doing so, author Bradley Birzer makes a remarkable contribution to the Jackson historiography that effectively tackles Old Hickory’s political disposition in a concise single volume. Whether one enters into its pages admiring or loathing Jackson, Dr. [...]