George Washington: the wonder of the age

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Yale University Press,
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[2017]
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A much-needed concise biography of America’s first president
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9780300219975
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display_description "As editor of the award-winning Library of America collection of George Washington's writings and a curator of the great man's original papers, John Rhodehamel has established himself as an authority of our nation's preeminent founding father. Rhodehamel examines George Washington as a public figure, arguing that the man--who first achieved fame in his early twenties--is inextricably bound to his mythic status. Solidly grounded in Washington's papers and exemplary in its brevity, this approachable biography is a superb introduction to the leader whose name has become synonymous with America"--Google Books.
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subject_facet Generals -- United States -- Biography, Presidents -- United States -- Biography, United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783, United States -- Politics and government -- 1789-1797, United States. -- Continental Army -- History, Washington, George, -- 1732-1799
table_of_contents Look around you -- Powerful ambitions, powerful friends -- War for North America -- The rise of George Washington -- "Because we are Americans" -- Winter soldier -- Brandywine, Germantown, and Monmouth -- The great man : Yorktown, Newburgh, and Annapolis -- "The destiny of unborn millions" -- "On untrodden ground" : the first term -- The age of passion : the second term -- "The debt which all must pay".
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