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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
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
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
Series statement
Civil War America
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Grant, Ulysses S.
  • Grant, Ulysses S.
  • Grant, Ulysses S.
  • Presidents
  • Generals
  • United States
  • United States
  • Collective memory
  • Public opinion
Label
U.S. Grant : American hero, American myth, Joan Waugh
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 309-358) 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
24 cm.
Extent
373 p.
Isbn
9780807833179
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009018550
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1315188
  • (OCoLC)317929504
Label
U.S. Grant : American hero, American myth, Joan Waugh
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 309-358) 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
24 cm.
Extent
373 p.
Isbn
9780807833179
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009018550
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1315188
  • (OCoLC)317929504

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