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George Washington : A Life in Books.

By: Hayes, Kevin J.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 2017Copyright date: ©2017Description: 1 online resource (409 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780190456689.Subject(s): Presidents--United States--BiographyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: George Washington : A Life in BooksDDC classification: 973.41092 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover -- George Washington A Life in Books -- COPYRIGHT -- DEDICATION -- CONTENTS -- PREFACE -- ACKNOWLEDGMENTS -- Chapter 1: Meditations and Contemplations -- Chapter 2: Every Boy His Own Teacher -- Chapter 3: Exemplars -- Chapter 4: Travel Writing -- Chapter 5: The Journal of Major George Washington -- Chapter 6: A Memorial Containing a Summary View of Facts -- Chapter 7: Home and Garden -- Chapter 8: George Washington, Bibliographer -- Chapter 9: The Education of John Parke Custis -- Chapter 10: Revolutionary Pamphlets -- Chapter 11: Common Sense and Independence -- Chapter 12: A Green Baize Bookcase -- Chapter 13: Planning for Retirement -- Chapter 14: Haven of History -- Chapter 15: The Slave, the Quaker, and the Panopticon -- Chapter 16: Politics and the Picaresque -- Chapter 17: Presidential Patronage and the Development of American Literature -- Chapter 18: Official Letters to the Honorable American Congress -- Chapter 19: Farewell Address -- Chapter 20: Home at Last -- NOTES -- Chapter 1: Meditations and Contemplations -- Chapter 2: Every Boy His Own Teacher -- Chapter 3: Exemplars -- Chapter 4: Travel Writing -- Chapter 5: The Journal of Major George Washington -- Chapter 6: A Memorial Containing a Summary View of Facts -- Chapter 7: Home and Garden -- Chapter 8: George Washington, Bibliographer -- Chapter 9: The Education of John Parke Custis -- Chapter 10: Revolutionary Pamphlets -- Chapter 11: Common Sense and Independence -- Chapter 12: A Green Baize Bookcase -- Chapter 13: Planning for Retirement -- Chapter 14: Haven of History -- Chapter 15: The Slave, the Quaker, and the Panopticon -- Chapter 16: Politics and the Picaresque -- Chapter 17: Presidential Patronage and the Development of American Literature -- Chapter 18: Official Letters to the Honorable American Congress -- Chapter 19: Farewell Address -- Chapter 20: Home at Last.
SOURCES -- Index.
Summary: Revered as a general and trusted as America's first elected leader, George Washington is considered a great many things in the contemporary imagination, but an intellectual is not one of them. In correcting this longstanding misconception, George Washington: A Life in Books offers a stimulating literary biography that traces the effects of a life spent in self-improvement.
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Cover -- George Washington A Life in Books -- COPYRIGHT -- DEDICATION -- CONTENTS -- PREFACE -- ACKNOWLEDGMENTS -- Chapter 1: Meditations and Contemplations -- Chapter 2: Every Boy His Own Teacher -- Chapter 3: Exemplars -- Chapter 4: Travel Writing -- Chapter 5: The Journal of Major George Washington -- Chapter 6: A Memorial Containing a Summary View of Facts -- Chapter 7: Home and Garden -- Chapter 8: George Washington, Bibliographer -- Chapter 9: The Education of John Parke Custis -- Chapter 10: Revolutionary Pamphlets -- Chapter 11: Common Sense and Independence -- Chapter 12: A Green Baize Bookcase -- Chapter 13: Planning for Retirement -- Chapter 14: Haven of History -- Chapter 15: The Slave, the Quaker, and the Panopticon -- Chapter 16: Politics and the Picaresque -- Chapter 17: Presidential Patronage and the Development of American Literature -- Chapter 18: Official Letters to the Honorable American Congress -- Chapter 19: Farewell Address -- Chapter 20: Home at Last -- NOTES -- Chapter 1: Meditations and Contemplations -- Chapter 2: Every Boy His Own Teacher -- Chapter 3: Exemplars -- Chapter 4: Travel Writing -- Chapter 5: The Journal of Major George Washington -- Chapter 6: A Memorial Containing a Summary View of Facts -- Chapter 7: Home and Garden -- Chapter 8: George Washington, Bibliographer -- Chapter 9: The Education of John Parke Custis -- Chapter 10: Revolutionary Pamphlets -- Chapter 11: Common Sense and Independence -- Chapter 12: A Green Baize Bookcase -- Chapter 13: Planning for Retirement -- Chapter 14: Haven of History -- Chapter 15: The Slave, the Quaker, and the Panopticon -- Chapter 16: Politics and the Picaresque -- Chapter 17: Presidential Patronage and the Development of American Literature -- Chapter 18: Official Letters to the Honorable American Congress -- Chapter 19: Farewell Address -- Chapter 20: Home at Last.

SOURCES -- Index.

Revered as a general and trusted as America's first elected leader, George Washington is considered a great many things in the contemporary imagination, but an intellectual is not one of them. In correcting this longstanding misconception, George Washington: A Life in Books offers a stimulating literary biography that traces the effects of a life spent in self-improvement.

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