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Title:
Washington's revolution : the making of America's first leader
Author:
Middlekauff, Robert, author.
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2015.
Physical Description:
xvi, 358 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Summary:
Presents a portrait of the formative years that shaped the first American President and offers detailed psychological insights into his beliefs, passions and patriotism.
Language:
English
Contents:
Virginian. The young Washington's world ; Young Washington ; The making of a soldier ; From planter to patriot -- American. Boston ; New York ; The Philadelphia Campaign ; Valley Forge -- Citizen of the world. Citizen of the world ; Weary but resolute ; Mutiny and rallying the French ; Yorktown ; The end of the war ; Return to Virginia.
ISBN:
9781101874233
Format :
Book