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  • 19 of 39 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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6 current holds with 39 total copies.

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Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch 355.0097 BES PRE (Text) 34207002192251 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Adams PL Sys. - Geneva Branch 355.0097 BES PRE (Text) 34207002202522 Adult Non-Fiction Checked out 12/06/2018
Batesville Mem. PL - Batesville 355.00973 BESCHLOSS (Text) 34706001615485 Non-Fiction 300-399 Available -
Benton Co PL - Fowler 355.009 BES (Text) 34044000959567 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Bloomfield Eastern Greene Co PL - Bloomfield Main 355 BES (Text) 36803001068951 NONFIC Available -
Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola 355.0097 BES (Text) 33118000186512 Adult: New Book Available -
Clinton PL - Clinton 355.0097 BES (Text) 36806002090379 NEW ITEMS Reshelving -
Coatesville-Clay Twp PL - Coatesville 355.0097 (Text) 78321000028295 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Covington-Veedersburg PL - Covington 355 BES (Text) 32572000611996 CVBPLC Adult Nonfiction Available -
Danville-Center Twp PL - Danville 355.0097 Bes (Text) 32604000205447 DCTPLD AD New Books Checked out 11/26/2018
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780307409607
  • Physical Description: xi, 739 pages, 32 unumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Crown, [2018]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 591-695) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Prologue: The fugitive -- "Torrent of passion" -- "Man of straw" -- "The most glorious war" -- "The country is now virtually ours" -- "A Presidential war" -- Fort Sumter -- "Blood flowing all about me" -- "Maine blown up" -- "We must keep what we want" -- "The world is on fire" -- "Salvation of mankind" -- "How could this thing happen?" -- "The survival war" -- "I am going to let him have it" -- "I don't ask their permission" -- Epilogue.
Summary, etc.:
"From a preeminent presidential historian comes a groundbreaking and often surprising saga of America's wartime chief executives. Ten years in the research and writing, Presidents of War is a fresh, magisterial, intimate look at a procession of American leaders as they took the nation into conflict and mobilized their country for victory. Presidents of War combines the sense of being there with the overarching context of two centuries of American history. This important book shows how far we have traveled from the time of our Founders, who tried to constrain presidential power, to our modern day, when a single leader has the potential to launch nuclear weapons that can destroy much of the human race"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Presidents > United States > History.
Political leadership > United States > History.
Executive power > United States > History.
United States > History, Military.

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