VAN BUREN, Martin, 1782-1862

Courtesy U.S. Senate Historical Office

Extended Bibliography

Alexander, Holmes Moss. The American Talleyrand: The Career and Contemporaries of Martin Van Buren, Eighth President. 1935. Reprint. New York: Russell & Russell, 1968.

Bancroft, George. Martin Van Buren to the End of His Public Career. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1889.

Brown, Richard Holbrook. “‘Southern Planters and Plain Republicans of the North’: Martin Van Buren’s Formula for National Politics." Ph.D. dissertation, Yale University, 1955.

Butler, William Allen. Martin Van Buren: Lawyer, Statesman and Man. New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1862.

Cole, Donald B. Martin Van Buren and the American Political System. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1984.

Fitzpatrick, John C., ed. The Autobiography of Martin Van Buren. 2 vols. 1920. Reprint. New York: Da Capo Press, 1973. Originally published as American Historical Association Annual Report for the Year 1918, vol. 2.

Ford, Worthington C., ed. “Van Buren - Bancroft Correspondence, 1830-1845." Massachusetts Historical Society Proceedings 42 (October 1908-June 1909): 381-442.

Harrison, Joseph Hobson, Jr. “Martin Van Buren and His Southern Supporters." Journal of Southern History 22 (November 1956): 438-58.

Huston, Reeve. “The ‘Little Magician’ after the Show: Martin Van Buren, Country Gentleman and Progressive Farmer, 1841-1862." New York History 85 (Spring 2004): 93-121.

Irelan, John R. History of the Life, Administration, and Times of Martin Van Buren, Eighth President of the United States. Chicago: Fairbank & Palmer, 1887.

Lynch, Denis Tilden. An Epoch and a Man: Martin Van Buren and His Times. 2 vols. 1929. Reprint. Port Washington, NY: Kennikat Press, 1971.

Mackenzie, William Lyon. The Life and Times of Martin Van Buren: The Correspondence of His Friends, Family and Pupils. Boston: Cooke & Co., 1846.

Mintz, Max M. “The Political Ideas of Martin Van Buren." New York History 30 (October 1949): 422-48.

Mushkat, Jerome and Joseph G. Rayback. Martin Van Buren: Law, Politics, and the Shaping of Republican Ideology. DeKalb: Northern Illinois University Press, 1997.

Niven, John. Martin Van Buren: The Romantic Age of American Politics. New York: Oxford University Press, 1983.

Rayback, Joseph G. “Martin Van Buren: His Place in the History of New York and the United States." New York History 64 (April 1983): 121-35.

Remini, Robert V. “The Albany Regency." New York History 39 (1958): 341-55.

___. Martin Van Buren and the Making of the Democratic Party. New York: Columbia University Press, 1959.

___. “Martin Van Buren and the Tariff of Abominations." American Historical Review 63 (July 1958): 903-17.

Roper, Donald M. “Martin Van Buren as Tocqueville’s Lawyer: The Jurisprudence of Politics." Journal of the Early Republic 2 (Summer 1982): 169-189.

Shade, William G. “‘The Most Delicate and Exciting Topics’: Martin Van Buren, Slavery, and the Election of 1836." Journal of the Early Republic 18 (Fall 1998): 459-84.

Shepard, Edward Morse. Martin Van Buren. 1892. Reprint, with new introduction by Robert V. Remini. New York: Chelsea House, 1980.

Silbey, Joel H. Martin Van Buren and the Emergence of American Popular Politics. New York: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 2002.

Sloan, Irving J., ed. Martin Van Buren, 1782-1862: Chronology, Documents, Bibliographical Aids. Dobbs Ferry, NY: Oceana Publications, 1969.

Smith, Richard Williams. “The Career of Martin Van Buren in Connection with the Slavery Controversy through the Election of 1840." Ph.D. dissertation, Ohio State University, 1959.

Sullivan, Wilson. “Martin Van Buren: Old Kinderhook the Politician." Mankind3 (June 1972): 34-38.

Van Buren, Martin. Inquiry into the Origin and Course of Political Parties in the United States. Edited by Abraham Van Buren and John Van Buren. New York: Hurd & Houghton, 1867.

Whitehurst, Alto L. “Martin Van Buren and the Free Soil Movement." Ph.D. dissertation, University of Chicago, 1932.