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The Resource American Ulysses : a life of Ulysses S. Grant, Ronald C. White

American Ulysses : a life of Ulysses S. Grant, Ronald C. White

Label
American Ulysses : a life of Ulysses S. Grant
Title
American Ulysses
Title remainder
a life of Ulysses S. Grant
Statement of responsibility
Ronald C. White
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 973.8/2092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E672
LC item number
.W48 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
American Ulysses : a life of Ulysses S. Grant, Ronald C. White
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
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
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxvii, 826 pages
Isbn
9781400069026
Lccn
2015044513
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • sky279079361
  • (OCoLC)929863809
  • 932008
Label
American Ulysses : a life of Ulysses S. Grant, Ronald C. White
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
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
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxvii, 826 pages
Isbn
9781400069026
Lccn
2015044513
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • sky279079361
  • (OCoLC)929863809
  • 932008

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