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- Oxford University Press 1991; US$ 34.99
First published in 1951, this historical textbook has been reissued with a new introduction by the author. It discusses the American Reconstruction period, the history of the US Republican Party and the realignment of forces that fought the American Civil War. more...
- HarperCollins 2008; US$ 10.99
One of the first two volumes in Harper's Eminent Lives series, Korda brings his acclaimed storytelling talents to the life of Ulysses S. Grant – a man who managed to end the Civil War on a note of grace, serve two terms as president, write one of the most successful military memoirs in American literature, and is today remembered as a brilliant... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 33.99
Catherine Cocks is an independent scholar. Peter Holloran is associate professor of history at Worcester State College. Alan Lessoff is professor of history at Illinois State University and editor of the Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era. more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 9.99
After decades of conservative dominance, the election of Barack Obama may signal the beginning of a new progressive era. But what exactly is progressivism? What role has it played in the political, social, and economic history of America? This very timely Very Short Introduction offers an engaging overview of progressivism in America--its origins,... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 54.00
Shaped by the Temperance Movements, environmental conservation, suffrage, antitrust regulations, and muckraking journalists, the Progressive Era marked the first time U.S. citizens insisted their government do more for the public. Most of the reforms passed during the Progressive Era are still in effect today, and many have been updated and improved.... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2011; US$ 16.00
James Grant?s enthralling biography of Thomas B. Reed, Speaker of the House during one of the most turbulent times in American history?the Gilded Age, the decades before the ascension of reformer President Theodore Roosevelt?brings to life one of the brightest, wittiest, and most consequential political stars in our history. The last decades of the... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 18.00
In 1901, as America tallied its gains from a period of unprecedented imperial expansion, an assassin?s bullet shattered the nation?s confidence. The shocking murder of President William McKinley threw into stark relief the emerging new world order of what would come to be known as the American Century. The President and the Assassin is the story... more...
- Shell Education 2005; US$ 8.99
Ulysses S. Grant was a warrior, hero, and a compassionate soldier. Grant led the Union army to victory during the Civil War. The North thought of him as a hero for ending the Civil War and elected him president of the United States. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 41.00
? Presents a fair and balanced look at the life of the Union's foremost general and the nation's 18th president ? Provides a comprehensible, easy-to-read biography appropriate for both Civil War students and general readers ? Gives readers insight into the events that shaped Grant's character and leadership style ? Supplies an engaging overview... more...