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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 17.00
From the acclaimed author of A Wilderness So Immense comes a pioneering study of Thomas Jefferson's relationships with women, both personal and political. The author of the Declaration of Independence, who wrote the words ?all men are created equal,? was surprisingly uncomfortable with woman. In eight chapters, Kukla examines the evidence for the... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 9.99
George Washington influenced every phase of the Revolutionary war. His offenses were as brilliant as they were unpredictable, and it is this fearless but not reckless, spontaneous but calculated, offensive approach that Carbonne argues Washington should be remembered for - as a leader not of infallibility but of greatness. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 65.00
Major help for those inevitable American History term paper projects has arrived to enrich and stimulate students in challenging and enjoyable ways. Students from high school age to undergraduate will be able to get a jumpstart on assignments with the hundreds of term paper projects and research information offered here in an easy-to-use format. Users... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2011; US$ 17.00
?I heard the bullets whistle, and, believe me, there is something charming in the sound.? So said the young George Washington, something no veteran soldier would say. He had not been the target of enemy fire. Instead, he was papering over the fact that his men and Indian allies had just massacred a diplomatic party, setting off the French and Indian... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 13.99
Before he became ?the Father of our Country,? George Washington was the Father of the American Army. He took an army that had no experience, no tradition, and no training, and fought a protracted war against the best, most disciplined force in the world?the British Army. Deftly handling the political realm, Washington convinced Congress to keep... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 15.95
The Constitution was two years old and the United States was in serious danger. Bitter political rivalry between former allies and two surging issues that inflamed the nation led to grim talk of breaking up the union. Then a single great evening achieved compromises that led to America's great expansion. This book celebrates Thomas Jefferson and his... more...
- Algora Publishing 2011; US$ 23.95
It has been often said that ?an institution is lengthened by the shadow of one man.? This is certainly true of John Marshall, who established the Supreme Court, made the judiciary a co-equal branch of government, and served as Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court from 1801?1835. In this book a legal expert discusses the battles over the... more...
- Princeton University Press 2012; US$ 115.00
Volume 38 opens on 1 July 1802, when Jefferson is in Washington, and closes on 12 November, when he is again there. For the last week of July and all of August and September, he resides at Monticello. Frequent correspondence with his heads of department and two visits with Secretary of State James Madison, however, keep the president abreast of matters... more...