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U.S. Grant : American hero, American myth

Autor: Joan Waugh
Editorial: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, 2009.
Serie: Civil War America (Series)
Edición/Formato:   Libro impreso : Biografía : Publicación gubernamental estatal o provincial : Inglés (eng)Ver todas las ediciones y todos los formatos
Resumen:
Most Americans today are unaware of how revered Grant was in his lifetime. Joan Waugh uncovers the reasons behind the rise and fall of his renown, underscoring as well the fluctuating memory of the Civil War itself.
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Género/Forma: Biography
History
Biographie
Persona designada: Ulysses S Grant; Ulysses S Grant; Ulysses S Grant; Ulysses S Grant; Ulysses S Grant; Ulysses Simpson Grant; Ulysses S Grant; Ulysses S Grant
Tipo de material: Biografía, Publicación gubernamental, Publicación gubernamental estatal o provincial
Tipo de documento Libro
Todos autores / colaboradores: Joan Waugh
ISBN: 9780807833179 0807833177
Número OCLC: 317929504
Descripción: 373 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contenido: Youth --
The magnanimous general --
A great soldier might be a baby politician --
The most famous living American --
Historian of the Union cause --
Pageantry of woe: the funeral of U.S. Grant --
The nation's greatest hero should rest in the nation's greatest city --
Who's [really] buried in Grant's tomb?
Título de la serie: Civil War America (Series)
Responsabilidad: Joan Waugh.
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At the time of his death, Ulysses S Grant was the most famous person in America, considered by most citizens to be equal in stature to George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. This title traces Grant's  Leer más

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"A "Washington Post" Critic's Favorite Book of 2009" "U. S. Grant" is a brilliant, important, and persuasive chronicle of how America's regard for one of its greatest leaders has evolved over the Leer más

 
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