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- Savas Publishing 2014; US$ 24.95
This is the initial volume of a comprehensive history that traces the "Presidential line" of the Washingtons. Volume one begins with the immigrant John Washington who settled in Westmoreland Co., Va., in 1657, married Anne Pope, and was the great-grandfather of President George Washington. This volume continues the story of John and Annes... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2004; US$ 16.00
National Bestseller To this landmark biography of our first president, Joseph J. Ellis brings the exacting scholarship, shrewd analysis, and lyric prose that have made him one of the premier historians of the Revolutionary era. Training his lens on a figure who sometimes seems as remote as his effigy on Mount Rushmore, Ellis assesses George... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2005; US$ 18.00
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...
- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 13.99
It was a contest of titans: John Adams and Thomas Jefferson, two heroes of the Revolutionary era, once intimate friends, now icy antagonists locked in a fierce battle for the future of the United States. The election of 1800 was a thunderous clash of a campaign that climaxed in a deadlock in the Electoral College and led to a crisis in which the young... more...
- Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 13.99
Thomas Jefferson designed his own tombstone, describing himself simply as "Author of the Declaration of Independence and of the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom, and Father of the University of Virginia." It is in this simple epitaph that R.B. Bernstein finds the key to this enigmatic Founder--not as a great political figure, but as... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 13.46
It is an era that redefined history. As the 1790s began, a fragile America teetered on the brink of oblivion, Russia towered as a vast imperial power, and France plunged into revolution. But in contrast to the way conventional histories tell it, none of these remarkable events occurred in isolation. Now, for the first time, acclaimed historian Jay... 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...
- 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...
- 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...