James I. Robertson's "Stonewall Jackson's Book of Maxims" Book Review by The Research Group

James I. Robertson's "Stonewall Jackson's Book of Maxims"
This paper examines the proverbs in James I. Robertson's "Stonewall Jackson's Book of Maxims" .
# 71808 | 675 words | 1 source | APA | 2005 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2005 in History (Leaders) , Literature (General)


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This paper explains that James I. Robertson's "Stonewall Jackson's Book of Maxims" is a collection of "maxims" provided in the form of proverbs, quotes and sayings. The author relates the way that Jackson's maxim, "you may be whatever you resolve to be", came true for him.

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"James I Robertson maintains at the outset of "Stonewall Jackson's Book of Maxims" that, "Few men have ever started from humbler beginnings and risen to greater heights than Thomas Jonathon Stonewall Jackson" Jackson was an orphan who grew up impoverished in the mountains of West Virginia. With very little formal education, less than fourth-grade, Jackson entered West Point and rose from the lowest of the plebes to become General in the Confederate Army. Because Jackson was private man socially awkward and known for keeping ..."

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James I. Robertson's "Stonewall Jackson's Book of Maxims" (2005, December 01) Retrieved June 04, 2020, from https://www.academon.com/book-review/james-i-robertson-stonewall-jackson-book-of-maxims-71808/

MLA Format

"James I. Robertson's "Stonewall Jackson's Book of Maxims"" 01 December 2005. Web. 04 June. 2020. <https://www.academon.com/book-review/james-i-robertson-stonewall-jackson-book-of-maxims-71808/>

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