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Michael F. Holt

AKA Michael Fitzgibbon Holt

Born: 8-Jul-1940

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Historian

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Rise and Fall of the American Whig Party

    University: BA, Princeton University (1962)
    University: PhD, Johns Hopkins University (1967)
    Professor: American History, University of Virginia
    Department Chair: History, University of Virginia

Author of books:
Forging a Majority: The Formation of the Republican Party in Pittsburgh, 1848-1860 (1969, politics)
The Political Crisis of the 1850s (1978, politics)
Political Parties and American Political Development from the Age of Jackson to the Age of Lincoln (1992, politics)
The Rise and Fall of the American Whig Party: Jacksonian Politics and the Onset of the Civil War (1999, politics)
The Fate of Their Country: Politicians, Slavery Extension, and the Coming of the Civil War (2004, history)
By One Vote: The Disputed Presidential Election of 1876 (2008, politics)
Franklin Pierce (2010, biography)

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