George Washington, entrepreneur : how our founding father's private business pursuits changed America and the world
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New York : All Points Books, 2020.
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Shirlington - Adult Biography  1 available
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Book
Edition
First edition.
Physical Desc
x, 262 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Language
English
ISBN
9781250172600, 1250172608

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-247) and index.
Description
"A detailed business biography of George Washington, focusing on his many innovations and inventions. George Washington: general, statesman, businessman? Most Americans don't know that Washington was the country's first true entrepreneur, responsible for revolutionizing several industries. In George Washington, Entrepreneur, John Berlau gives us a tour of Mount Vernon, explaining how our founding father is at the heart of American innovation. Some of Washington's contributions to business and invention: -Every American mule can be traced to Mount Vernon; Washington was instrumental in breeding horses with donkeys to create a superior farm animal. -Unlike most Virginia farmers, Washington grew vast fields of wheat. His state-of-the-art mill exported flour throughout the US and Europe. By stamping his initials on each package, he created GW Flour, one of the very first branded food products. -On the advice of a Scottish worker, Washington built a distillery, grew all of the necessary crops, and became one of the largest American whiskey distributors of his time. Showing an unfamiliar side of our Founding Father, lovers of business and history will find this book informative and enchanting"--,Provided by publisher.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Berlau, J. (2020). George Washington, entrepreneur: how our founding father's private business pursuits changed America and the world (First edition.). All Points Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Berlau, John, 1971-. 2020. George Washington, Entrepreneur: How Our Founding Father's Private Business Pursuits Changed America and the World. New York: All Points Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Berlau, John, 1971-. George Washington, Entrepreneur: How Our Founding Father's Private Business Pursuits Changed America and the World New York: All Points Books, 2020.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Berlau, John. George Washington, Entrepreneur: How Our Founding Father's Private Business Pursuits Changed America and the World First edition., All Points Books, 2020.

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