aller au contenu
Lincoln's political generals Aperçu de cet ouvrage
FermerAperçu de cet ouvrage
Vérifiant…

Lincoln's political generals

Auteur : David Work
Éditeur : Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©2009.
Édition/format :   Print book : Publication gouvernementale provinciale ou d'état : AnglaisVoir toutes les éditions et tous les formats
Base de données :WorldCat
Résumé :
President Abraham Lincoln sought to bind important political leaders to the Union by appointing them as generals. He had to find qualified officers to command a military that would fight along a front that stretched halfway across the continent. West Point hadn't graduated enough officers, and many chose to fight for Confederacy. Lincoln needed loyal men accustomed to organization, administration, and command. He  Lire la suite...
Évaluation :

(pas encore évalué) 0 avec des critiques - Soyez le premier.

Sujets
Plus comme ceci

 

Trouver un exemplaire dans la bibliothèque

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Recherche de bibliothèques qui possèdent cet ouvrage...

Détails

Genre/forme : History
Personne nommée : Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln
Type d’ouvrage : Publication gouvernementale, Publication gouvernementale provinciale ou d'état
Format : Livre
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs : David Work
ISBN : 9780252034459 0252034457
Numéro OCLC : 294998684
Description : 287 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contenu : Necessity of the time --
Hunting for generals --
Opening campaigns --
Campaigns of 1862 --
Vicksburg campaign --
Battles in the West and the East --
Western theater in 1864-65 --
Eastern theater in 1864 --
Quasi-civil support --
Slavery, freedom, and Black soldiers --
Exerting political influence.
Responsabilité : David Work.

Résumé :

Examines Lincoln's policy of appointing political generals to build a national coalition to fight and win the Civil War. This book follows the careers of sixteen generals through the war to assess  Lire la suite...

Critiques

Critiques éditoriales

Synopsis de l’éditeur

"Demonstrates convincingly that these generals' efforts significantly aided the Union war effort in their capacity as administrators, political supporters, recruiters and organizers of troops, and Lire la suite...

 
Critiques d’utilisateurs
Récupération des critiques de GoodReads...
Récuperation des critiques DOGObooks…

Tags

Tous les tags des utilisateurs (1)

Voir les tags les plus utilisés sous forme de : liste de tags | nuage de tags

Confirmez cette demande

Vous avez peut-être déjà demandé cet ouvrage. Veuillez sélectionner OK si vous voulez poursuivre avec cette demande quand même.

Données liées


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/294998684> # Lincoln's political generals
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "294998684" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/17674365#Place/urbana> ; # Urbana
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/ilu> ;
    rdfs:comment "Unknown 'gen' value: sgp" ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/17674365#Topic/sezessionskrieg_1861_1865> ; # Sezessionskrieg (1861-1865)
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/17674365#Topic/patronage_political_united_states_history_19th_century> ; # Patronage, Political--United States--History--19th century
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/869220> ; # Command of troops
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1185276> ; # Military leadership
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1351658> ; # American Civil War (1861-1865)
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1710190> ; # Military campaigns
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/17674365#Topic/politici> ; # Politici
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/17674365#Event/1800_1899> ; # 1800 - 1899
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1069781> ; # Political science
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/17674365#Place/united_states> ; # United States
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/17674365#Topic/generaals> ; # Generaals
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/17674365#Topic/militar> ; # Militär
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> ; # United States.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/17674365#Place/verenigde_staten> ; # Verenigde Staten.
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/76349832> ; # Abraham Lincoln
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/17674365#Topic/amerikaanse_burgeroorlog> ; # Amerikaanse burgeroorlog
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2009120736> ; # Command of troops--History--19th century
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/939841> ; # Generals
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/973.7092/e22/> ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1055231> ; # Patronage, Political
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2009125725> ; # Generals--United States--History--19th century
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/17674365#Topic/general> ; # General
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:copyrightYear "2009" ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/103815778> ; # David Work
    schema:datePublished "2009" ;
    schema:description "President Abraham Lincoln sought to bind important political leaders to the Union by appointing them as generals. He had to find qualified officers to command a military that would fight along a front that stretched halfway across the continent. West Point hadn't graduated enough officers, and many chose to fight for Confederacy. Lincoln needed loyal men accustomed to organization, administration, and command. He also needed soldiers, and political generals brought with them their constituents and patronage power. Could politicians make shift from a political campaign to a military one? Could they be trusted to fight? Could they avoid destructive jealousies and temptations of corruption? David Work examines Lincoln's policy of appointing political generals to build a national coalition to fight and win Civil War. He follows careers of sixteen generals through the war to assess their contributions and to ascertain how Lincoln assessed them. Among them were some of the most famous generals of the Union such as Francis P. Blair Jr., John A. Dix, John A. Logan, James S. Wadsworth, and others whose importance has been obscured by more dramatic personalities. Work finds that Lincoln's policy was ultimately successful, as these generals provided effective political support and made important contributions in military administration and on battlefield. Several proved to be poor commanders, others were effective in exercising influence on military administration and recruitment, slavery policy, and national politics--Publisher's description."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/17674365> ;
    schema:genre "Government publication"@en ;
    schema:genre "History"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "Lincoln's political generals"@en ;
    schema:productID "294998684" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/294998684#PublicationEvent/urbana_university_of_illinois_press_2009> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/17674365#Agent/university_of_illinois_press> ; # University of Illinois Press
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780252034459> ;
    umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBA966765> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/294998684> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/17674365#Agent/university_of_illinois_press> # University of Illinois Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "University of Illinois Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/17674365#Place/united_states> # United States
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "United States" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/17674365#Place/verenigde_staten> # Verenigde Staten.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Verenigde Staten." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/17674365#Topic/amerikaanse_burgeroorlog> # Amerikaanse burgeroorlog
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Amerikaanse burgeroorlog"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/17674365#Topic/patronage_political_united_states_history_19th_century> # Patronage, Political--United States--History--19th century
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2010105281> ;
    schema:name "Patronage, Political--United States--History--19th century"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/17674365#Topic/sezessionskrieg_1861_1865> # Sezessionskrieg (1861-1865)
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Sezessionskrieg (1861-1865)"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2009120736> # Command of troops--History--19th century
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Command of troops--History--19th century"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2009125725> # Generals--United States--History--19th century
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Generals--United States--History--19th century"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1055231> # Patronage, Political
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Patronage, Political"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1069781> # Political science
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Political science"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1185276> # Military leadership
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Military leadership"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> # United States.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "United States." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1351658> # American Civil War (1861-1865)
    a bgn:Meeting, schema:Event ;
    schema:name "American Civil War (1861-1865)" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1710190> # Military campaigns
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Military campaigns"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/869220> # Command of troops
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Command of troops"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/939841> # Generals
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Generals"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/103815778> # David Work
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Work" ;
    schema:givenName "David" ;
    schema:name "David Work" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/76349832> # Abraham Lincoln
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1809" ;
    schema:deathDate "1865" ;
    schema:familyName "Lincoln" ;
    schema:givenName "Abraham" ;
    schema:name "Abraham Lincoln" ;
    schema:sameAs <http://d-nb.info/gnd/11857308X> ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780252034459>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:description "cloth : acid-free paper" ;
    schema:isbn "0252034457" ;
    schema:isbn "9780252034459" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Fermer la fenêtre

Veuillez vous identifier dans WorldCat 

Vous n’avez pas de compte? Vous pouvez facilement créer un compte gratuit.