|Lincoln's Last Trial||Dan Abrams||
LINCOLN'S LAST TRIAL is a thrilling account of the last major case Abraham Lincoln litigated before his campaign and eventual victory for the presidency. The author does a fantastic job of using vivid details to describe the courtroom scenes and the stakes, whether they be personal, professional, or political....
|A Self-Made Man, 1809-1849: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln||Sidney Blumenthal||
A SELF-MADE MAN 1809 - 1849: THE POLITICAL LIFE OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN begins with Lincoln's childhood and his thoughts of his father's slave. The author's prodigious research and political expertise gives the reader a unique glimpse at the early years. This is the first volume of an anticipated set of four.
|Wrestling with His Angel: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln Vol. II, 1849-1956||Sidney Blumenthal||
WRESTLING WITH HIS ANGEL: THE POLITICAL LIFE OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN, VOLUME 2, 1849-1856 is the second volume of Sidney Blumenthal's acclaimed, landmark biography, and reveals the future president's genius during the most decisive period of his political life.
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|Most Blessed of the Patriarchs: Thomas Jefferson and the Empire of the Imagination||Annette Gordon-Reed and Peter Onuf||
MOST BLESSED OF THE PATRIARCHS: THOMAS JEFFERSON AND THE EMPIRE OF THE IMAGINATION is a character study by a winner of the Pulitzer Prize and her co author who is America's leading Jefferson scholar. The book follows Jefferson from birth to death and not only gives a true picture of the man, but dispels many of the...
|The Age of Eisenhower: America and the World in the 1950s||William Hitchcock||
THE AGE OF EISENHOWER: AMERICA AND THE WORLD IN THE 1950s is a comprehensive look at the Eisenhower administration and the impact it had on the post-WWII world. From Eisenhower's peacekeeping efforts to his early advocacy for civil rights, this page-turner uses primary sources from Eisenhower's presidential library and...
|John Quincy Adams: American Visionary||Fred Kaplan||
JOHN QUINCY ADAMS: AN AMERICAN VISIONARY is a look at our sixth president's public and private life, based on troves of previously unpublished documents. Much of the research proved President Adams to have had a vision for the twenty-first century as much as for his own time.
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|Andrew Jackson and the Miracle of New Orleans: The Battle That Shaped America's Destiny||Brian Kilmeade||
ANDREW JACKSON AND THE MIRACLE OF NEW ORLEANS: THE BATTLE THAT SHAPED AMERICA'S DESTINY tells the story of the battle that saved our country in an exciting narrative that makes every scene come alive. If ever a history book becomes a page-turner, this is it!
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|Ulysses S. Grant: The Unlikely Hero*||Michael Korda||
ULYSSES S. GRANT: THE UNLIKELY HERO* is a lavishly illustrated biography of a flawed leader. it is a look at his life and his presidency.
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|The Return of George Washington: 1783-1789||Edward J. Larson||
THE RETURN OF GEORGE WASHINGTON: 1783 - 1789 chronicles the mostly unreported and little known period in Washington's life when he came out of retirement after leading the Army to literally save the country.
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|Tip and the Gipper: When Politics Worked||Chris Matthews||
TIP AND THE GIPPER: WHEN POLITICS WORKED is the story of the kind of heroism we need today. During the time of President Reagan and Speaker of the House O'Neill, our nation's leaders fought over issues, but kept a civil tongue and could compromise for the good of the country.
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