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Autore: John Mosier
Editore: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.
Serie: Great generals series.
Edizione/Formato:   book_printbook : Biography : English : 1st edVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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"A modest and unassuming man, Grant never lost a battle, leading the Union to victory over the Confederacy during the Civil War, ultimately becoming President of the reunited states. Grant revolutionized military warfare by creating new leadership tactics by integrating new technologies in classical military strategy. In this compelling biography, Mosier reveals the man behind the military legend, showing how
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Genere/forma: Biography
History
Persona incaricata: Ulysses S Grant; Ulysses S Grant; Ulysses S Grant
Tipo materiale: Biography, Risorsa internet
Tipo documento: Book, Internet Resource
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: John Mosier
ISBN: 1403971366 9781403971364
Numero OCLC: 62290638
Descrizione: 193 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm.
Contenuti: An ordinary life --
From Mexico to Galena --
Tactics and technology in the age of Grant --
A promising start : early victories --
Enemies in the rear --
Shiloh : Waterloo on the Tennessee --
Aftermath : blaming the victor --
Victory out of despair --
Vicksburg and the fall of Mississippi --
Winning the war in the West --
The defeat of Robert E. Lee --
Grant's genius --
The undervalued president.
Titolo della serie: Great generals series.
Responsabilità: John Mosier.
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Abstract:

"A modest and unassuming man, Grant never lost a battle, leading the Union to victory over the Confederacy during the Civil War, ultimately becoming President of the reunited states. Grant revolutionized military warfare by creating new leadership tactics by integrating new technologies in classical military strategy. In this compelling biography, Mosier reveals the man behind the military legend, showing how Grant's creativity and genius off the battlefield shaped him into one of our nation's greatest military leaders."--Publisher's website.

A modest and unassuming man, Grant never lost a battle, leading the Union to victory over the Confederacy during the Civil War, and ultimately becoming President of the reunited states. Grant revolutionized military warfare by creating new leadership strategies and by integrating new technologies into classical military strategy. In this biography, Mosier reveals the man behind the military legend, showing how Grant's creativity and genius off the battlefield shaped him into one of our nation's greatest military leaders.--From publisher description.

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