Meet General Grant
Amerikansk historie, USA's historie, amerikansk biografi om General Ulysses S. Grant, 1822-1889, som først havde en militær karriere, bl.a. i Mexican War, og blev en berømt general i Nordstatshæren, Union Army, under den Amerikanske Borgerkrig, 1861-1865, og senere endte som amerikansk president. Beskriver hans liv, levnedsløb og militære og politiske karriere. Udkom i 1928.
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Out of these reservations emerges the fact that Hannah Grant was a pious Methodist . Her religious faith was profound that it carried her to the verge of an incalculable mysticism . If she had in truth a lifelong secret , locked closely ...
It is as matter - of - fact as the weekly report of a traveling shoe salesman ; but then one does not expect either generals or shoe salesmen to write like poets . When he wrote his Memoirs he was in his last days , and very ill .
This was not so , in fact . The war was brought about by many interlocking causes , and one may reasonably doubt if slavery was the principal one . But it was a convenient handle for the manipulation of motives that were more profound ...
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This biography of Grant extends into a history of his times. The writing is informed, elegant, readable, and interesting. And very quotable: "Certainly no man can be a Christian and a soldier at the ... Read full review
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