The Making of Robert E. Lee

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Johns Hopkins University Press, 2003 - 360 páginas

With rigorous research and unprecedented insight into Robert E. Lee's personal and public lives, Michael Fellman here uncovers the intelligent, ambitious, and often troubled man behind the legend, exploring his life within the social, cultural, and political context of the nineteenth-century American South.

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Robert E. Lee is the most iconic figure from the American Civil War. Known during his youth at West Point as “the marble man,” Lee was celebrated after the war, even in the northern states, as an icon ... Leer reseña completa

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A brisk, thoughtful analysis of the character, temperament, and social philosophy of the Confederate general.Fellman (Citizen Sherman, 1995) only briefly sketches Lee's martial exploits, focusing ... Leer reseña completa

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Patrimony Recaptured
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Marriage Eros and Self
20
Fatherhood and Salvation
34
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Michael Fellman is a professor of history at Simon Fraser University, the author of several books, including This Terrible War: The Civil War and Its Aftermath, and Citizen Sherman: A Life of William Tecumseh Sherman. He is also the editor of John Russell Young's Around the World with General Grant, available from Johns Hopkins.

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