Robert Remini

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General Information

Name: Robert Remini

Pen Name: None

Born: 1921

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Illinois Connection

Robert V. Remini, is a professor emeritus of history and research professor emeritus of humanities who taught at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

On April 28, 2005, Remini was appointed the Historian of the United States House of Representatives.

He is professor of history emeritus and research professor of humanities emeritus at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He won the National Book Award for the third volume of his study of Andrew Jackson, and he has also written biographies of Henry Clay, John Quincy Adams, Martin van Buren, Joseph Smith and Daniel Webster.

Published Works

  • We the People, A History of the United States, Glencoe, 1975
  • The Revolutionary Age of Andrew Jackson, Harper, 1977
  • The Era of Good Feelings and the Age of Jackson, AHM, 1979
  • The Legacy of Andrew Jackson, Essays in Democracy, Indian Removal and Slavery, Louisiana State University Press, 1988
  • The Jacksonian Era, Harlan Davidson, 1989
  • Andrew Jackson, A Bibliography, Meckler, 1991
  • Henry Clay, Statesman for the Union, Norton, 1991
  • Daniel Webster, The Man and His Time, Norton, 1997
  • The Battle of New Orleans, Andrew Jackson and America`s First Military Victory, Viking, 1999
  • The University of Illinos at Chicago, a Pictorial History, Arcadia, 2000
  • At the Edge of the Precipice: Henry Clay and the Compromise that Saved the Union, Basic Books, 2010

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

The Revolutionary Age of Andrew Jackson

ISBN: 0061320749
Release Date: 1987-11

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The Jacksonian Era (American History)

ISBN: 1439506760
Release Date: 2008-06-26

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University of Illinois at Chicago (IL) (College History Series)

ISBN: 0738507067
Release Date: 2000-03-20

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Literary Awards

National Book Award in 1984 for Andrew Jackson

Society of Midland Authors Award for Henry Clay

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

Robert Remini on WorldCat

Robert Remini on Amazon


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