Inventing George Washington: America's Founder, in Myth and Memory

Kobo ebook | January 18, 2011

byEdward G. Lengel

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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.

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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 StruggleEditor-in-Chief of the Washington Papers Project  Edward G. Lengel delivers an entertaining and erudite histo...

Format:Kobo ebookPublished:January 18, 2011Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061875538

ISBN - 13:9780061875533

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