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Trefousse, Hans L. (Hans Louis) 1921-2010

Overview
Works: 63 works in 244 publications in 2 languages and 16,875 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Sources  Conference proceedings  Dictionaries 
Roles: Editor, Compiler, Other
Classifications: E664.S39, B
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Most widely held works by Hans L Trefousse
Carl Schurz, a biography by Hans L Trefousse ( Book )
12 editions published between 1982 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Andrew Johnson : a biography by Hans L Trefousse ( Book )
16 editions published between 1989 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The first full portrait of this president to be published in twenty years, Hans Trefousse resolves the enigma of Andrew Johnson by giving us a flesh-and-blood man whose tragic flaw was a stubborn attachment to the world of his earlier years
Impeachment of a President : Andrew Johnson, the Blacks, and Reconstruction by Hans L Trefousse ( Book )
11 editions published between 1975 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thaddeus Stevens : nineteenth-century egalitarian by Hans L Trefousse ( Book )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 1,326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One of the most controversial figures in nineteenth-century American history, Thaddeus Stevens is best remembered for his role as congressional leader of the radical Republicans and as a chief architect of Reconstruction. Long painted by historians as a vindictive "dictator of Congress," out to punish the South at the behest of big business and his own ego, Stevens receives a more balanced treatment in Hans L. Trefousse's biography, which portrays him as an impassioned orator, an indefatigable advocate of racial equality, and a leader in the struggle against slavery. Trefousse addresses the riddle of Stevens's personality - his seeming harshness toward his foes, his kindness toward the poor and powerless, his stern manner and biting sarcasm - and explores the motivations for this leader's lifelong commitment to racial equality. He offers a fascinating portrait of the man whose impassioned opposition to slavery helped move his more moderate congressional colleagues toward the implementation of egalitarianism
The radical Republicans; Lincoln's vanguard for racial justice by Hans L Trefousse ( Book )
8 editions published between 1968 and 1975 in English and held by 1,243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rutherford B. Hayes by Hans L Trefousse ( Book )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1,202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An American icon and hero faces a nation--and a world--in transition, as seen in this retrospective of the popular president's career. A leader of the Reconstruction era, whose contested election eerily parallels the election debacle of 2000 The disputed election of 1876 between Rutherford B. Hayes and Samuel Tilden, in which Congress set up a special electoral commission, handing the disputed electoral votes to Hayes, brings recent events into sharp focus. Historian Hans L. Trefousse explores Hayes's new relevance and reconsiders what many have seen as the pitfalls of his presidency. While Hayes did officially terminate the Reconstruction, Trefousse points out that this process was already well under way by the start of his term and there was little he could do to stop it. A great intellectual and one of our best-educated presidents, Hayes did much more in the way of healing the nation and elevating the presidency
The cold war; a book of documents by Hans L Trefousse ( Book )
11 editions published between 1965 and 1966 in English and held by 888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Benjamin Franklin Wade, radical Republican from Ohio by Hans L Trefousse ( Book )
4 editions published in 1963 in English and Undetermined and held by 810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Germany and American neutrality, 1939-1941 by Hans L Trefousse ( Book )
14 editions published between 1951 and 1969 in English and held by 745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Historical dictionary of Reconstruction by Hans L Trefousse ( Book )
7 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ben Butler : the South called him Beast! by Hans L Trefousse ( Book )
6 editions published between 1957 and 1974 in English and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
First among equals : Abraham Lincoln's reputation during his administration by Hans L Trefousse ( Book )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"One hundred and forty years after his assassination on April 14, 1865, Abraham Lincoln towers more than ever above the landscape of American politics. In myth and memory, he is always the Great Emancipator and savior of the Union, second in stature only to George Washington. But was Lincoln always so exalted? Was he, as some historians argue, in reality a poor chief executive who was deeply disliked? Was Lincoln's legacy ennobled only by John Wilkes Booth's bullet?" "In this book, a leading historian finally takes the full measure of Lincoln's reputation. Drawing on a range of primary documents - speeches, newspaper accounts and editorials, private letters, memoirs, and other sources - Hans L. Trefousse gives us the voices of Lincoln's own time. From citizens North and South, at home and abroad, here are politicians and ordinary people, soldiers and statesmen, abolitionists and slaveholders alike, in a rich chorus of American opinion. Trefousse carefully crafts a clear picture of how his contemporaries measured Lincoln's great strengths - and shortcomings."--BOOK JACKET
What happened at Pearl Harbor? Documents pertaining to the Japanese attack of December 7, 1941, and its background by Hans L Trefousse ( Book )
11 editions published between 1958 and 1960 in English and Undetermined and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reconstruction: America's first effort at racial democracy by Hans L Trefousse ( Book )
14 editions published between 1971 and 1999 in English and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Before Watergate : problems of corruption in American society by Abraham Seldin Eisenstadt ( Book )
9 editions published between 1978 and 1986 in English and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The causes of the Civil War : institutional failure or human blunder? by Hans L Trefousse ( Book )
19 editions published between 1971 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pearl Harbor, the continuing controversy by Hans L Trefousse ( Book )
8 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lincoln's decision for emancipation by Hans L Trefousse ( Book )
5 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Germany and America : essays on problems of international relations and immigration ( Book )
7 editions published between 1980 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Trefousse, Hans
Trefousse, Hans L.
Trefousse, Hans L. 1921-
Trefousse, Hans L. (Hans Louis)
Languages
English (170)
French (1)
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