Michael F. Holt is the Langbourne M. Williams Professor of American History at the University of Virginia. He is the author of six books, including the award-winning The Rise and Fall of the American Whig Party and By One Vote: The Disputed Presidential Election of 1876. He lives in Charlottesville, Virginia.
The American Presidents
Michael F. Holt; Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., and Sean Wilentz, General Editors
Henry Holt and Co.
The genial but troubled New Englander whose single-minded partisan loyalties inflamed the nation's simmering battle over slavery
Charming and handsome, Franklin Pierce of New Hampshire...
The Fate of Their Country
Michael F. Holt
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Hill and Wang
How partisan politics lead to the Civil War
What brought about the Civil War? Leading historian Michael F. Holt convincingly offers a disturbingly contemporary answer: partisan politics....