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A Mexican Ulysses

an autobiography.

by JoseМЃ Vasconcelos

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Published by Indiana University Press in Bloomington .
Written in English


Edition Notes

An abridgement of the autobiographical series Ulises criollo, which consists of four volumes: Ulises criollo, La tormenta, El desastre, and El proconsulado.

StatementTranslated and abridged by W. Rex Crawford.
ContributionsJosé Vasconselos Calderón.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF1234 .V2716
The Physical Object
Pagination288 p.
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5879170M
LC Control Number63009726
OCLC/WorldCa1347903

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Mexican General Mariano Arista opened fire on the American positions with artillery. Grant, twenty-five miles away on the coast, could hear the gunfire and "felt sorry" he had enlisted. As he returned to the beleaguered force, he and the rest of Taylor's army met a large. Genre/Form: Autobiographies: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Vasconcelos, José, Mexican Ulysses.

Bloomington, Indiana University Press []. White presents a complete portrait of the life of Ulysses Grant, telling us about Grant's Puritan ancestry before leading us through Grant's birth and his boyhood, his time as a cadet at West Point, his service in the Mexican War, his peace time military career, his lost years between his two periods of military service, his fascinating careers /5().

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This scholarly but readable biography of the Civil War general and president finds some new facets in understanding “the silent man.” Deriving much of his scholarship from Grant’s extensive letters to his wife, Julia Dent, and from The Papers of Ulysses S.

Grant, edited by John Y. Simon, White (A. Lincoln: A Biography,etc.) offers a fresh assessment of this enigmatic leader, who Author: Ronald C. White. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Other editions - View all.

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Bakery5/5(2). Newly-christened Lieutenant Grant served in the Mexican-American War under Generals Taylor and Scott. Under General Scott, Grant was assigned as a quartermaster, which left him a little disappointed with the lack of action.

He was stationed close enough to. Print shows a scene from the Battle of Monterrey, led by General Zachary Taylor and General William J. Worth, during the Mexican-American War Library of Congress. InPresident James K Author: American Experience. What Drove Ulysses Grant to Write about the Civil War.

On the motives of a reluctant memoirist. The son of an Ohio tanner, Grant had scraped through West Point but fought with distinction in the Mexican-American War. In the s, he traded soldiering for civilian life, resulting in some hardscrabble years with his wife, Julia, and their.

James Joyce died 75 years ago this week, leaving a lifetime of books beloved by many and Ulysses, heralded as both the best novel in the English language and the hardest to : Sian Cain. Ulysses S. Grant (–) served as Commander in Chief of the Union Army during the Civil War, leading the North to victory over the Confederacy.

Grant later became the 18th President of the United States, serving from to After fighting in the Mexican-American War, Grant left the army, only to rejoin at the outbreak of the Civil. American Ulysses is a new biography of General Ulysses Grant, written by an author who has written extensively on the time, including a biography of Abraham Lincoln.

It is a very good biography, although a bit constrained by the author's focus on telling a clear story about the life of Grant, who was a more complex man than the story lets on/5(K). Ulysses S.

Grant's Memoirs The Mexican War. The Personal Memoirs of U. Grant (In Two Volumes, 1, pages, published by J. Little and Company, New York, ) include several chapters recounting his experiences during the Mexican War.

This section of. The Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant. This is the best presidential memoir written, once earning praise from no less than Mark Twain Grant wrote in a clear and logical style, much as he issued orders, which brings the day-to-day challenges and tremors of war to his readership with never a suggestion of : Harvard.

'American Ulysses' offers a revisionist portrait of Grant's presidency. The larger point of White’s book, which challenges the reader with detailed dissections of the Civil War battles that.

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Brooks Simpson discusses his book, [Ulysses S. Grant: Triumph Over Adversity, ], an account of how Grant rose from the ashes of his business failures to lead an army and a nation.The end of the Mexican War left Grant in a sort of quandary.

He was not ready to be a businessman, so he did not follow the example of most of his West Point classmates and resign from the Army. Instead, he began a career in the peacetime Army, after marrying Julia Dent in August In an odd.Other articles where A Mexican Ulysses is discussed: José Vasconcelos: A Mexican Ulysses () is an abridgment.