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Grant

Grant( )
Author: Smith, Jean Edward
ISBN:978-0-684-84927-0
Publication Date:Jun 2002
Publisher:Simon & Schuster
Imprint:Simon & Schuster
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $39.95
Book Description:

Finalist, Pulitzer Prize in Biography Ulysses S. Grant was the first four-star general in the history of the United States Army and the only president between Andrew Jackson and Woodrow Wilson to serve eight consecutive years in the White House. As general in chief, Grant revolutionized modern warfare. As president, he brought stability to the country after years of war and upheaval. Yet today Grant is remembered as a brilliant general but a failed president....
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Book Details
Pages:784
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Presidents & Heads Of State
Biography & Autobiography / Military
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.558 x 23.495 x 3.556 cm
Book Weight:0.855 Kilograms
Author Biography
Smith, Jean Edward (Author)


Jean Edward Smith was born on October 13, 1932. He received an A.B. from Princeton University in 1954. He then went on to serve in the military from 1954-1961. In 1964, he obtained his Ph.D. from the Department of Public Law and Government of Columbia University. He is a well known biographer of several works inlcuding those featuring Franklin D. Rooselvelt and Ulysses S. Grant. He is the John Marshall Professor of Political Science at Marshall University and professor emeritus at the University of Toronto.

In 2002 Jean Smith was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography and in 2008 he won the Francis Parkman Prize. His title's inlcude: Bush, Eisenhower in War and Peace, FDR, Grant, and The Face of Justice: Portraits of John Marshall.

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