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- Random House Publishing Group 2005; US$ 16.95
Much has been written in the past two centuries about George Washington the statesman and ?father of his country.? Less often discussed is Washington?s military career, including his exploits as a young officer and his performance as the Revolutionary War commander in chief. Now, in a revealing work of historical biography, Edward Lengel has written... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 15.00
Twilight at Monticello is something entirely new: an unprecedented and engrossing personal look at the intimate Jefferson in his final years that will change the way readers think about this true American icon. It was during these years?from his return to Monticello in 1809 after two terms as president until his death in 1826?that Jefferson?s idealism... more...
- CQ Press, a Division of SAGE 2002; US$ 126.50
The new reference series, Landmark Events in U.S. History, uses both contributed essays from eminent scholars and excerpts of primary source documents with explanatory headnotes to focus on critical events in American political history and explain how it came about and why it continues to play such a vital role in the history and political evolution... more...
- 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...
- University of Alabama Press 2010; US$ 29.95
This first biography of Fred Shuttlesworth-winner of both the 2000 Lillian Smith Award and the 2001 James F. Sulzby Jr. Award-details the fascinating life of the controversial preacher who led integration efforts in Birmingham with the courage and fervor of a religious crusader. When Fred Shuttlesworth suffered only a bump on the head in... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2011; US$ 17.00
Renowned historian David A. Clary studies George Washington?s early military career as a young colonel during the French and Indian War, and how those campaigns influenced his leadership and strategy as a general during the Revolutionary War and as the first president of the newly-formed United States of America. 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...