"Buchanan's management of the secession crisis is at the heart of the book, and its bounty of informed views on his role during this seminal moment in American history is refreshingly diverse. The collection might very well come to be regarded as the most comprehensive and useful reconsideration of the Buchanan presidency."--"Civil War Monitor"
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About the Author
John W. Quist is professor of history at Shippensburg University and author of "Restless Visionaries." Michael J. Birkner is Franklin Professor of Liberal Arts, professor of history at Gettysburg College, and editor of "James Buchanan and the Political Crisis of the 1850s."
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5.0 out of 5 starsA book for history nutsJuly 15 2013
By michele - Published on Amazon.com
A topic that does not receive much discussion. Interesting reading for Pennsylvanians about our only contribution to the Presidential pool.
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5.0 out of 5 starsVery interessting book on BuchananApril 26 2013
By Nancy H. Keuffel - Published on Amazon.com
A very well done book on President Buchanan and his times. Chapters of various facets of Buchanan are examined by various historians. In short, an interesting work.
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5.0 out of 5 starsWOW, only obuma is worse than this maligned clown !April 11 2014
By Gerald - Published on Amazon.com
A series of essays on all things James Buchanan each is different, erudite, brilliant at times and pithy good photos and the times of struggle in the late 1850s highlight the book buchanan? like obuma, in way over his head and too dogmatic to change