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The Resource American emperor : Aaron Burr's challenge to Jefferson's America, David O. Stewart

American emperor : Aaron Burr's challenge to Jefferson's America, David O. Stewart

Label
American emperor : Aaron Burr's challenge to Jefferson's America
Title
American emperor
Title remainder
Aaron Burr's challenge to Jefferson's America
Statement of responsibility
David O. Stewart
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Traces the career of the third U.S. vice president and would-be secession leader, discussing his acrimonious relationship with Thomas Jefferson; his ambitious vision of expansion; and his historical, self-defended trial for treason
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Stewart, David O
Dewey number
973.4/6092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E330
LC item number
.S84 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Presidents
  • United States
  • Jefferson, Thomas
  • Burr, Aaron
Label
American emperor : Aaron Burr's challenge to Jefferson's America, David O. Stewart
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The dark star of the founding -- Do not play the fool with his name -- The duel -- On the frontier -- The restless west -- Vice President Burr -- "I ... shall seek another country" -- The adventure begins -- Early doubts -- On the world stage -- Burr's threats -- The baron of the Ouachita Valley -- The western world ignites -- High water mark -- Dancing on the Sabine -- The Daveiss factor -- Escape from Blennerhassett Island -- Wilkinson unchained -- Burr in chains -- When cousins collide -- What is treason? -- Sympathy for villainy -- A mammoth of iniquity -- Searching for an overt act -- A drawn battle -- To Britain -- On the continent -- The history of thy crimes
Control code
ocn698361318
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
Extent
xx, 410 p.
Isbn
9781439157183
Lccn
2011002647
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(OCoLC)698361318
Label
American emperor : Aaron Burr's challenge to Jefferson's America, David O. Stewart
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The dark star of the founding -- Do not play the fool with his name -- The duel -- On the frontier -- The restless west -- Vice President Burr -- "I ... shall seek another country" -- The adventure begins -- Early doubts -- On the world stage -- Burr's threats -- The baron of the Ouachita Valley -- The western world ignites -- High water mark -- Dancing on the Sabine -- The Daveiss factor -- Escape from Blennerhassett Island -- Wilkinson unchained -- Burr in chains -- When cousins collide -- What is treason? -- Sympathy for villainy -- A mammoth of iniquity -- Searching for an overt act -- A drawn battle -- To Britain -- On the continent -- The history of thy crimes
Control code
ocn698361318
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
Extent
xx, 410 p.
Isbn
9781439157183
Lccn
2011002647
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(OCoLC)698361318

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