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George Washington : the forge of experience, 1732-1775 / James Thomas Flexner.

[1st ed.].. Boston : Little, Brown, [1965] .
ISBN 0316285978, 9780316285971

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Subjects Generals -- United States -- Biography.
Presidents -- United States -- Biography.
United States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
United States -- Politics and government -- Colonial period, 1600-1775.
United States.
Washington, George, 1732-1799.
Washington, Georges, 1732-1799.
Series Flexner, James Thomas, 1908-2003. George Washington ; v. 1.
Description x, 390 pages : illustrations, facsimile, map (on lining papers) portraits ; 25 cm.
Copyright Date [1965]
Notes V. 1, The forge of experience (1732-1775) -- volume 2, In the American Revolution (1775-1783) -- volume 3, And the New Nation (1783-1793) -- volume 4, Anguish and farewell (1793-1799).
Includes bibliographical references (pages 353-377) and index.
Summary A biography of America's first President from birth to the beginning of the Revolutionary War, portraying the personal qualities which contributed to his greatness.
Contents I.A self-made man. Birth of a hero -- Termagant and brother -- A Fairfax world -- Surveyor's wages -- Death and a beckoning mission -- II. War in the wilderness. Forest adventure -- Triggering the seven years' war -- Defeat and perhaps disgrace -- In and out of the Army -- Nightmare -- Commander in Chief of what -- Hysteria -- Washington turns to the crown -- To death's door -- Adventures of the heart -- Wrong road to victory -- III. True happiness. Domestic enjoyments -- Country squire -- Children not his own -- British debts versus American markets -- Eyes West -- IV. Road to revolution. Dragon's teeth -- The sucking vortex -- A dreadful trust -- V. Appendix. Washington's farewell to his officers, French and Indian War.
Genre Biography.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)426484
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Flexner, James Thomas, 1908-2003.
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