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President Garfield : from radical to unifier  Cover Image Book Book

President Garfield : from radical to unifier / C.W. Goodyear.

Goodyear, C. W., (author.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781982146917
  • ISBN: 1982146915
  • Physical Description: x, 610 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2023.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 491-499) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Prologue -- The wilderness -- The war -- The house -- The presidency -- Epilogue.
Summary, etc.:
"In this magisterial biography, C.W. Goodyear charts the life and times of one of the most remarkable Americans ever to win the Presidency. Progressive firebrand and conservative compromiser; Union war hero and founder of the first Department of Education; Supreme Court attorney and abolitionist preacher; mathematician and canalman; crooked election-fixer and clean-government champion; Congressional chieftain and gentleman-farmer; the last president to be born in a log cabin; the second to be assassinated. James Abram Garfield was all these things and more. Over nearly two decades in Congress during a polarized era--Reconstruction and the Gilded Age--Garfield served as a peacemaker in a Republican Party and America defined by divisions. He was elected President to overcome them. He was killed while trying to do so"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Garfield, James A. (James Abram), 1831-1881.
Presidents > United States > Biography.
Genre: Biographies.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Morris Public Library.

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