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The Resource U.S. Grant : American hero, American myth, Joan Waugh

U.S. Grant : American hero, American myth, Joan Waugh

Label
U.S. Grant : American hero, American myth
Title
U.S. Grant
Title remainder
American hero, American myth
Statement of responsibility
Joan Waugh
Title variation
U. S. Grant
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Summary
Discusses how the public opinion of Ulysses Grant has changed from that of a revered President to the twentieth-century view of him as only a mediocre one, describing how the change is paralleled by a reassessment of the Civil War period itself
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
individual biography
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338108
Cataloging source
DLC
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Waugh, Joan
Dewey number
  • 973.8/2092
  • B
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E672
LC item number
.W38 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Series statement
Civil War America
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  • Grant, Ulysses S.
  • Grant, Ulysses S.
  • Grant, Ulysses S.
  • Presidents
  • Generals
  • United States
  • United States
  • Collective memory
  • Public opinion
Target audience
adult
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American hero, American myth
Label
U.S. Grant : American hero, American myth, Joan Waugh
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
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?
Control code
ocn317929504
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
373 p.
Isbn
9780807833179
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009018550
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)317929504
Label
U.S. Grant : American hero, American myth, Joan Waugh
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
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?
Control code
ocn317929504
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
373 p.
Isbn
9780807833179
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009018550
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)317929504

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