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George Washington: The Founding Father (Eminent Lives)

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By far the most important figure in the history of the United States, George Washington liberated the thirteen colonies from the superior forces of the British Empire against all military odds, and presided over the production and ratification of a constitution that (suitably amended) has lasted for more than two hundred years. Yet today Washington remains a distant figure to many Americans—a failing that acclaimed author Paul Johnson sets out to rectify with this brilliantly vivid, sharply etched portrait of the great hero as a young warrior, masterly commander in chief, patient lawmaker, and exceptionally wise president.

About the Author

Paul Johnson is a historian whose work ranges across the millennia and the whole gamut of human activities. He contributes a weekly essay to The Spectatorand a monthly column to Forbes, and lectures around the world. He lives in London.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780060753672
Author:
Johnson, Paul
Publisher:
Harper Perennial
Subject:
Presidents & Heads of State
Subject:
United States - Revolutionary War
Subject:
Historical - U.S.
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Presidents -- United States.
Subject:
Presidents
Subject:
Biography-Presidents and Heads of State
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Series:
Eminent Lives
Publication Date:
20090531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
7.80x5.20x.50 in. .25 lbs.

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