James K. Polk
Suggestions for Further Reading
Bergeron, Paul H. The Presidency of James K. Polk. Lawrence: University of KS, 1987
Haynes, Sam W and Oscar Handlin (Eds.). James K. Polk and the Expansionist Impulse. Addison-Wesley, 1997.
Jenkins, John S.James Knox Polk and a History of His Adminstration. Buffalo, NY: J.E. Beardsley, 1850.
McCormac, Eugene I. James K. Polk: A Political Biography NY: Russell, 1965.
McCoy, Charles Allan. Polk and the Presidency. Austin: U of Texas Press, 1960.
Nevins, Allan (ed.). The Diary of James K. Polk During His Presidency, 1845 to 1849. four vols., 1910.
Polk, James K. Correspondence of James K. Polk. Nashville: Vanderbilt U Press, 1969.
Sellers, Charles G., Jr. James K. Polk, Jacksonian. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1957.
Sellers, Charles G., Jr. James K. Polk. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1966.
Severn, Bill. Frontier President: James K Polk NY: Ives Washburn, Inc 1965.
Van Der Linden, Frank. Dark Horse San Antonio: Naylor, 1944.
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