Author:Alf J. Mapp, Jr

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The Virginia Experiment: The Old Dominion's Role in the Making of America 1607-1781

By: Alf J. Mapp, Jr.

Price: $14.05

Publisher: Lincoln, NE, iUniverse: 2006

Seller ID: 4646448

ISBN: 0595388094

Condition: Very Good


Superb volume detailed and very entertaining Reading this generously volume in conjunction with a trip would provide the best conceivable history lesson, a true appreciation of both the meager and momentous beginnings of this nation. -The Washington Post Lively and engrossing -The (Louisville, KY) Courier -Journal Mapp has a genius for narrative history almost equal to Parkman himself Fascinating The reader will be entertained and enriched. -Arthur Pierce Middleton The Virginia Magazine of History A fine scholar, caring teacher, and voluminous communicator who has won several awards as a natio... View more info

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Frock Coats and Epaulets: Psychological Portraits of Confederate Military and Political Leaders

By: Alf J. Mapp, Jr.

Price: $4.55

Publisher: New York, Hamilton Press: 1987

Seller ID: 5454782

ISBN: 0819157805

Condition: Good


Sturdy. Light fading/staining on page edges. No underlines. The passion of Robert E. Lee and the puritan streak in J.E.B. Stuart are two of the surprises in Alf J. Mapp Jr.'s psychological analysis of Confederate military and political leaders. In this beautifully written book, Mapp also brings to life the defensively genteel Jefferson Davis, the paradoxically bold retreater Joseph E. Johnston, the amazingly transformed "Stonewall" Jackson, and the mysterious and astonishing Judah P. Benjamin. Mapp's first-rate scholarship and exciting prose make Frock Coats essential reading for historians an... View more info