memoirs and selected letters
Ulysses S. Grant was a successful military general and the eighteenth President of the United States. Preis inkl. Wählen Sie ein Land/eine Region für Ihren Einkauf. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Juni 2020. But skim the obscure passages and spare your eyes the map and revel in this profound account of the war that made the United States what it is written by the man who fought it to a successful conclusion. The work consisted of more than twenty chapters that started in 1936 in Alaska and ended (prematurely) in 1966 in southern Mexico. But it is a surprisingly easy autobiography to read roughly a hundred and fifty years after it was written, and Grant's portraits of his allies, rivals, and enemies are extremely interesting, as are his descriptions of his marches and battles. Geben Sie es weiter, tauschen Sie es ein, © 1998-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. oder Tochtergesellschaften, Entdecken Sie Ulysses S. Grant bei Amazon, Library of America Civil War Memoirs Collection (2 Book Series), Briefe & Korrespondenz (englischsprachig), Biografien von Figuren aus dem Bürgerkrieg, Sammlungen amerikanischer Literatur (englischsprachig), Übersetzen Sie alle Bewertungen auf Deutsch, Lieferung verfolgen oder Bestellung anzeigen, Recycling (einschließlich Entsorgung von Elektro- & Elektronikaltgeräten). Today his letters—about 1550 of which survive—offer an enthralling self-portrait of this combative pagan publicist and a vivid picture of the culture and political intrigues of the eastern empire. This volume is an absolute necessity for those interested in the Civil War, but should not be ignored by those interested in expanding their knowledge of a vitally important piece of American history. His memoirs read well and provide a fascinating first-person look into the life and personality of one of America's premier generals. Geben Sie einen Promotionscode oder einen Geschenkgutschein ein. His character, intelligence, sense of purpose, and simple compassion are evident throughout this vivid and deeply moving account, which has been acclaimed by readers as diverse asMark Twain, Matthew Arnold, Gertrude Stein, and Edmund Wilson. A graduate of the prestigious West Point military academy, Grant served in both the Mexican-American War (1846-1848) and the American Civil War (1861-1865), in which he was appointed commander of the Union Army. Of special interest are the notes that he wrote in Wollstonecraft's Rights of Woman and Tucker's Life of Jefferson. Prime-Mitglieder genießen Zugang zu schnellem und kostenlosem Versand, tausenden Filmen und Serienepisoden mit Prime Video und vielen weiteren exklusiven Vorteilen. Um die Gesamtbewertung der Sterne und die prozentuale Aufschlüsselung nach Sternen zu berechnen, verwenden wir keinen einfachen Durchschnitt. Enthält dieses Buch Qualitäts- oder Formatierungsprobleme? Grant unpretentiously recounts the story of his youth and unlikely rise to power as the leader of the Union Army and his subsequent election to the U.S. presidency. Leider ist ein Problem beim Speichern Ihrer Cookie-Einstellungen aufgetreten. A superb account of Grant's unlikely rise to power, Rezension aus Deutschland vom 9. If you do, you will feel like you know the Grant that is writing. Though Grant opens with tales of his boyhood, his education at West Point, and his early military career in the Mexican-American war of the 1840s, it is Grant's intimate observations on the conduct of the Civil War, which make up the bulk of the work, that have made this required reading for history students, military strategists, and Civil War buffs alike.

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