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- Simon & Schuster 2001; US$ 22.00
Ulysses S. Grant was the first four-star general in the history of the United States Army and the only president between Andrew Jackson and Woodrow Wilson to serve eight consecutive years in the White House. As general in chief, Grant revolutionized modern warfare. Rather than capture enemy territory or march on Southern cities, he concentrated on... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 22.00
One of today?s premier biographers has written a modern, comprehensive, indeed ultimate book on the epic life of Franklin Delano Roosevelt. In this superlative volume, Jean Edward Smith combines contemporary scholarship and a broad range of primary source material to provide an engrossing narrative of one of America?s greatest presidents. This is... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2012; US$ 22.00
NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The Christian Science Monitor ? St. Louis Post-Dispatch ?Magisterial.?? The New York Times In this extraordinary volume, Jean Edward Smith presents a portrait of Dwight D. Eisenhower that is as full, rich, and revealing as anything ever written about America?s thirty-fourth president. Here... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2014; US$ 19.59
It was in tolling the death of Chief Justice John Marshall in 1835 that the Liberty Bell cracked, never to ring again. An apt symbol of the man who shaped both court and country, whose life "reads like an early history of the United States," as the Wall Street Journal noted, adding: Jean Edward Smith "does an excellent job of recounting the details... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2014; US$ 6.79
Lucius D. Clay: An American Life by Jean Edward Smith Soldier, statesman, logitistical genius: Lucius D. Clay was one of that generation of giants who dedicated their lives to the service of this country, acting with ironclad integrity and selflessness to win a global war and secure a lasting peace. A member of the Army's elite Corps of Engineers,... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2016; US$ 35.00
Washington Post Notable Nonfiction Book of the Year Distinguished presidential biographer Jean Edward Smith offers a ?comprehensive and compelling? ( The New York Times ) life of George W. Bush, showing how he ignored his advisors to make key decisions himself?most disastrously in invading Iraq?and how these decisions were often driven by the President?s... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1997; US$ 48.99
Philosophers and geographers have converged on the topic of public space, fascinated and in many ways alarmed by fundamental changes in the way post-industrial societies produce space for public use, and in the way citizens of these same societies perceive and constitute themselves as a public. This volume advances this inquiry, making extensive use... more...
- R&L Education 2002; US$ 54.99
More than 50% of America's schools today exist in rural settings. This book addresses the distinctiveness of rural school leaders, identifies issues encountered by administrators, faculty, and students, and concludes by proposing new standards for rural schools in general and their leaders. This book will be of special interest to everyone involved... more...