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Brands, H. W.

Summary: A complete biography of the statesman and scientist, Benjamin Franklin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2000

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 FRA

Brands, H. W.

Summary: The first "common man" to rise to the presidency, Jackson embodied the spirit and the vision of the emerging American nation; the term "Jacksonian democracy" is embedded in our national lexicon. Historian Brands follows Jackson from his days as rebellious youth, risking execution to free the Carolinas during the Revolutionary War, to his years as a young lawyer and congressman from the newly...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2005

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Jackson

Brands, H. W.

Summary: "From master storyteller and historian H.W. Brands, twice a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, comes the riveting story of how President Harry Truman and General Douglas MacArthur squared off to decide America's future in the aftermath of World War II. At the height of the Korean War, President Harry S. Truman committed a gaffe that sent shock waves around the world. When asked by a reporter...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.918 BRA

Brands, H. W.

Summary: From bestselling historian H. W. Brands, an incisive chronicle of the events and trends that guided--and sometimes misguided--our nation from the A-bomb to the iPhone. Ultimately Brands captures the national experience through the last six decades and reveals the still-unfolding legacy of dreams born out of a global cataclysm.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.9 BRA

Brands, H. W.

Summary: An analysis of Ulysses Grant's pivotal contributions during the Civil War and his presidency covers his defense of black civil rights, his controversial willingness to sacrifice troops to win the war, and the heated criticism over his Reconstruction policies.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GRANT, ULYSSES BRA

Brands, H. W.

Summary: A sweeping biography of the life and political career of Franklin Delano Roosevelt draws on archival materials, public speeches, interviews with family and colleagues, and personal correspondence to examine FDR's political leadership in a dark time of Depression and war, his championship of the poor, his revolutionary New Deal legislation, and his legacy for the future.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ROO

Brands, H. W.

Summary: From bestselling historian H. W. Brands, a sweeping chronicle of how a few wealthy businessmen reshaped America from a land of small farmers and small businessmen into an industrial giant.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 330.973 BRA

Brands, H. W.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2005

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 JACKSON, ANDREW BRA

Brands, H. W.

Summary: "From New York Times bestselling historian H.W. Brands comes the riveting story of how America's second generation of political giants--Henry Clay, Daniel Webster, and John Calhoun--battled to complete the unfinished work of the Founding Fathers and decide the shape of our democracy. In the early days of the nineteenth century, three young men strode onto the national stage, elected to Congress...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday, a division of Penguin Random House LLC 2018

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Brands, H. W.

Summary: Ronald Reagan today is a conservative icon. Playing a major role in ending Communism in the Soviet Union, Reagan established himself as one of the truly great presidents of the twentieth century. Follow him from small-town Illinois through his career as an actor and finally into politics, as a California governor and then president whose pragmatic leadership and steadfast vision transformed the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2015

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 REAGAN, RONALD BRA

BRANDS, H. W.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DOUBL 0000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 976.403 BRA

Brands, H. W.

Summary: In this richly detailed, panoramic saga, the acclaimed author of "The First American" brings to life the human dramas and commercial imperatives that spurred the California gold rush, and illuminates their lasting impact on the American landscape.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 979.4 BRA

Brands, H. W.

Summary: "Ronald Reagan today is a conservative icon, celebrated for transforming the American domestic agenda and playing a crucial part in ending communism in the Soviet Union. In his masterful new biography, H. W. Brands argues that Reagan, along with FDR, was the most consequential president of the twentieth century. Reagan took office at a time when the public sector, after a half century of New...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 REAGAN, RONALD BRA

Brands, H. W.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2003

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 WIL

Roosevelt, Theodore

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cooper Square Press 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ROO