Inventing George Washington

America's Founder, in Myth and Memory
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Author(s): Edward G. Lengel
Genre: History
Original Publish Date: Jan 18, 2011
Product Number: EB00232909
Released: Mar 17, 2014
Business Term: 26 Circ
ISBN: #9780061875533
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Description

"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 StruggleEditor-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.

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