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- The New Press 2010; US$ 19.95
Michael Bellesiles teaches history at Central Connecticut State University. He is a nationally known historian who has been vilified, many think unfairly. This book will reestablish his reputation. He is the author of numerous books, including Arming America: The Origins of a National Gun Culture . He lives in Connecticut. more...
- Southern Illinois University Press 2010; US$ 17.95
Early in 1885 Americans learned that General Grant was writing his Memoirs in a desperate race for time against an incurable cancer. Not generally known was the General?s precarious personal finances, made so by imprudent investments, and his gallant effort to provide for his family by his writing. For six months newspaper readers followed... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2007; US$ 21.95
Contents Introduction Prologue: Election Night, 1876 1. American Mecca 2. A Third-Rate NonEntity 3. Centennial Sam 4. A Hot and Critical Contest 5. It Seemed As If the Dead Had Been Raised 6. Eight Villains to Seven Patriots Epilogue: I Still Trust the People Notes Bibliography Acknowledgments Index more...
- Savas Beatie 2013; US$ 18.95
In 1885, a former president of the United States published one of the most influential books ever written about the Civil War. An entire generation of Americans had eagerly awaited his memoirs and it has remained so popular that it has never gone out of print. Historians then and now have made extensive use of Grants recollections, which... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2013; US$ 32.50
Prior to his service in the Civil War, Ulysses S. Grant exhibited few characteristics indicating that he would be an extraordinary leader. His performance as a cadet was mediocre, and he finished in the bottom half of his class at West Point. However, during his early service in the Civil War, most notably at the battles of Shiloh and Vicksburg, Grant... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 21.95
Aims to bring to life the brilliant military strategist, Ulysses S Grant. Grant never lost a battle, and ultimately became President of the reunited states. This biography reveals the man behind the military legend, showing how Grant's creativity and genius off the battlefield shaped him into one of America's greatest generals. more...
- Simon & Schuster 2001; US$ 22.00
Jeffry D. Wert author of A Brotherhood of Valor: The Common Soldiers of the Stonewall Brigade, C.S.A., and the Iron Brigade, U.S.A. In a compelling, finely crafted narrative, Jean Edward Smith has written the best one-volume biography of one of America's most intriguing figures, Ulysses S. Grant. Grant is a judicious, perceptive, and moving study... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2004; US$ 16.00
In the spring of 1884 Ulysses S. Grant heeded the advice of Mark Twain and finally agreed to write his memoirs. Little did Grant or Twain realize that this seemingly straightforward decision would profoundly alter not only both their lives but the course of American literature. Over the next fifteen months, as the two men became close friends and intimate... more...