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"In making hundreds of political decisions and moral choices during his career, Van Buren sought to maintain a balance between what he considered the republican principles of his youth and the demands of the democratic system he was building. When balance was impossible and something had to give way, politics took precedence over ideology."
Donald B. Cole

The eighth President of the United States, Martin Van Buren, was one of a generation of politicians who led the country through a period of enormous economic, technological and social change. His Papers, brought together in a single microfilm collection, are a significant primary source for the study of American political and social history between the end of the Revolution and the Civil War. All the major domestic and foreign policy concerns of the day are debated in his extensive correspondence from slavery and the principles of Free Soil to relations with Mexico and negotiations with Great Britain over the Canadian rebellion.

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A Catalogue Raisonné of the Works of the Most Eminent Dutch Painters of the Seventeenth Century

Eight-volume English edition reprinted in two volumes; two very scarce volumes of the German edition, which were not translated into English, reprinted in a separately available third volume.

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A Concordance to the Poems of Dylan Thomas

Romantic. Affirmative. Rhetorical. The poetry of Dylan Thomas urged readers to ponder life as they never had before. Researchers now have access to a concordance and word list keyed to the 1978 printing of Dylan Thomas: The Poems, edited by Daniel Jones.

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A People at War

Letters, diaries, memoirs, and other personal papers from the Civil War holdings of the Library of Congress. Edited by John R. Sellers.

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Dissertations often provide the only information on a particular topic, and surface primary research unavailable in other formats.

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A Journey in Song: Nelson Mandela, Reggae and Rumba

Multimedia resources open up new avenues of exploration into a human rights hero’s life and legacy.

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