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9781400069026

American Ulysses : a life of Ulysses S. Grant

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First edition.

A major profile of the Civil War general and 18th U.S. President challenges his historical unpopularity, drawing on years of research with primary documents to explore Grant's character as one of generosity, curiosity and introspection. By the author of the New York Times best-selling A. Lincoln.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781400069026
  • ISBN: 1400069025
  • Physical Description: xxvii, 826 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House, 2016.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Part I. Formation 1630-1848 -- "My family is American" -- "My Ulysses" -- West Point -- "Dear Julia" -- "By treaty or the sword" -- "Army of invasion" -- Part II. Trial 1848-1861 -- Panama -- "Forsaken" -- "Hardscrabble" -- Galena -- Part II. Transformation 1861-1865 -- "I am in to do all I can" -- Belmont -- "Unconditional surrender" -- Shiloh -- William Tecumseh Sherman -- "More than forty Richmonds" -- Vicksburg -- Chattanooga -- "Washington's legitimate successor" -- "Battle of the Wilderness" -- Robert E. Lee -- Petersburg -- Appomattox -- Part IV. Reconstruction 1865-1868 -- "I will keep my word" -- "More & more radical" -- "Let us have peace" -- Part V. President 1869-1877 -- "Gold panic" -- "A radical change in Indian policy" -- "Foreign relations" -- Ku Klux Klan -- "The Gilded Age" -- "Malfeasance!" -- Centennial crisis -- Part VI. World citizen 1879-1885 -- American ambassador abroad -- Grant & Ward -- Final campaign -- Epilogue.
Summary, etc.:
A major profile of the Civil War general and 18th U.S. President challenges his historical unpopularity, drawing on years of research with primary documents to explore Grant's character as one of generosity, curiosity and introspection. By the author of the New York Times best-selling A. Lincoln.
Target Audience Note:
Adult. Brodart.
Subject: Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885.
Presidents > United States > Biography.
Generals > United States > Biography.
Generals.
Politics and government.
Presidents.
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Biography.
United States > Politics and government > 1869-1877.
Genre: Biographies
Biography.
History.
Biographies.


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