Inventing George Washington

Inventing George Washington

America's Founder, in Myth and Memory

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"Lengel's Washington is the archetypal American soldier--an amateur citizen in arms who struggles to learn an unfamiliar and demanding craft on the job....Outstanding." --Publishers Weekly (starred review) on The Glorious Struggle

Editor-in-Chief of the Washington Papers Project Edward G. Lengel delivers an entertaining and erudite history of America's Founding Father. In Inventing George Washington, a captivating counterpart to Lengel's General George Washington: A Military Life, the historian looks at Washington's life and writings, at the creation of his mythos, and at what his legacy means for our nation and ourselves.
Publisher: New York : Harper, [2011]
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ©2011
ISBN: 9780061662584
0061662585
Characteristics: xviii, 249 pages ; 22 cm

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Jun 04, 2015

It was well-written but not what I needed; there was essentially no information about Washington and his wife's vast wealth.

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