Inventing George Washington: America's Founder, in Myth and Memory, Lengel, Edward G.

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

Authors: Lengel, Edward G.
Publisher: HarperCollins e-books
BISAC/Subject: HIS036030
ISBN: 9780061875533, Related ISBNs: 0061875538, 9780061662584, 9780061875533
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 272
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: “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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