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George Washington, nationalist

Author: Edward J Larson
Publisher: Charlottesville ; London : University of Virginia Press, 2016.
Series: Gay Hart Gaines distinguished lectures.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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George Washington was the unanimous choice of his fellow founders for president, and he is remembered to this day as an exceptional leader, but how exactly did this manifest itself during his lifetime? In George Washington, Nationalist, acclaimed author Edward J. Larson reveals the fascinating backstory of Washingtons leadership in the political, legal, and economic consolidation of the new nation, spotlighting his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
History
Named Person: George Washington; George Washington; George Washington
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward J Larson
ISBN: 9780813938981 0813938988
OCLC Number: 938386430
Description: xii, 139 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm.
Contents: Planning for peace: 1783 --
Empire rising in the west: 1784-1785 --
Founding federalism: 1786-1787 --
Launching a nation: 1787-1789 --
The coronation: 1789.
Series Title: Gay Hart Gaines distinguished lectures.
Responsibility: Edward J. Larson.

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George Washington was the unanimous choice of his fellow founders for president, and he is remembered to this day as an exceptional leader, but how exactly did this manifest itself during his  Read more...
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Edward Larson has written a penetrating and inspiring study of George Washington's outstanding leadership and the critical role he played in rejecting the feeble government under the Articles of Read more...

 
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