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George Washington, gentleman warrior

Author: Stephen Brumwell
Publisher: London : Quercus, [2013]. ©2012
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Drawing on a wide range of sources, including original archival research, Stephen Brumwell paints a compelling and challenging portrait of an extraordinary individual whose fusion of gentleman and warrior left an indelible imprint upon history.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: George Washington
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Brumwell
ISBN: 9781623651008 162365100X
OCLC Number: 856152437
Description: xiv, 514 pages, 8 un-numbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Finding a path --
Hearing the bullets whistle --
Defending the frontier --
Tarnished victory --
Between the wars --
His Excellency General Washington --
The times that try men's souls --
Victory or death --
Treason of the blackest dye --
The world turned upside down.
Responsibility: Stephen Brumwell.

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Drawing on a wide range of sources, including original archival research, Stephen Brumwell paints a compelling and challenging portrait of an extraordinary individual whose fusion of gentleman and warrior left an indelible imprint upon history.
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