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The Jacksonians: A Study In Administrative History, 1829 1861

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Hardcover, 612 pages
Published January 1st 2001 by ACLS History E-Book Project
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Frank Stein
Aug 27, 2013 Frank Stein rated it really liked it

Another insightful book on the details of American government by Leonard Dupree White, from back in 1954.

As in his other three books on administrative history, this can sometimes be bogged down in the minutiae of particular chief clerks or deputy comptrollers, but White demonstrates how important administration was to the history of this era, and how it shaped the future of American government. For instance, the creation of Assistant Secretaries in first the Treasury Department (under Polk in 18
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Leonard Dupee White was a historian who focused on the history of public administration in the US. He received his bachelor's degree from Dartmouth College in 1914 and his master's a year later. He received his doctorate from the University of Chicago in 1921 and was a Guggenheim Fellow from 1927 to 1928. His work, The Federalists: A Study in Administrative History, won a Woodrow Wilson Foundation ...more
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