Books by David S. Heidler

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David and Jeanne Heidler have collaborated on books about the early American republic, the Antebellum period, and the Civil War, including Encyclopedia of the War of 1812 and the award-winning Encyclopedia of the American Civil War: A Social, Political, and Military History. They are the authors of Henry Clay: The Essential American; Old Hickory's War: Andrew Jackson and the Quest for Empire; The War of 1812; Manifest Destiny; Daily Life in the Early American Republic: Creating a New Nation, 1790-1820; and The Mexican War. Random House will publish their next book Washington's Circle: The Creation of the President in March 2015.

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Henry Clay: The Essential American
by David S. Heidler
He was the Great Compromiser, a canny and colorful legislator whose life mirrors the story of America from its founding until the eve of the Civil War. Speaker of the House, senator, secretary of state, five-time presidential candidate, and idol to the young Abraham Lincoln, Henry Clay is captured in full at last in this rich and...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; Bestsellers; Bios & Memoirs of Leaders & Notable People; Historical Bios & Memoirs; History
Daily Life in the Early American Republic, 1790-1820: Creating a New Nation
by David S. Heidler
In the early years of the American Republic the political ideals of the Revolution took definite form, and pervaded the daily lives of Americans in multifarious ways, affirming and transforming the country and its people in the process. In this informative and eminently readable resource, award-winning authors David and Jeanne Heidler...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; History
The Mexican War (Greenwood Guides to Historic Events 1500-1900)
by David S. Heidler
Victory over Mexico added vast western territories to America, but it also quickened the domestic slavery debate and crippled Mexico for decades, making the Mexican War one of our most ambiguous conflicts. Primary documents, biographical sketches and narrative chapters rounded out by twenty images and maps and a robust bibliography and...
Today's Price: $46.95
Categories: All Nonfiction; History
Washington's Circle: The Creation of the President
by David S. Heidler
History enthusiasts and admirers of Team of Rivals will rejoice in this magisterial account of the extraordinary Americans who served the nation’s first chief executive: Together, they created the presidency for a country disgusted by crowns and the people who would wear them.   In 1789, as George Washington became the first...
Today's Price: $13.99
Categories: Bios & Memoirs of Leaders & Notable People; Historical Bios & Memoirs; History; Politics & Government
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