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U.S. Grant : American hero, American myth

Auteur : Joan Waugh
Éditeur : Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, 2009.
Collection : Civil War America (Series)
Édition/format :   Livre imprimé : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishVoir toutes les éditions et tous les formats
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Résumé :
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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Genre/forme : Biography
History
Biographie
Personne nommée : Ulysses S Grant; Ulysses S Grant; Ulysses S Grant; Ulysses S Grant; Ulysses S Grant; Ulysses Simpson Grant; Ulysses S Grant; Ulysses S Grant
Type d’ouvrage : Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Format : Book
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs : Joan Waugh
ISBN : 9780807833179 0807833177
Numéro OCLC : 317929504
Description : 373 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contenu : 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?
Titre de collection : Civil War America (Series)
Responsabilité : 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  Lire la suite...

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Joan Waugh adds fresh perspective on Grant and fills an important void in the scholarship....Waugh has produced a first-rate work that will go alongside other important books on Civil War memory...-- Lire la suite...

 
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