George Washington's War: The Forging of a Revolutionary Leader and the American Presidency
Sourcebooks, Inc., 2005 M02 1 - 576 páginas
How a young general shaped a nation — a fascinating account of George Washington as he faced a war and came out as America's first president
The American Revolution was won not on the battlefields, but through the mind of George Washington. One of America's founding fathers, Washington's story is one that influenced how our entire nation was built. A compulsively readable narrative and extensive history, George Washington's War illuminates how during the war's winter months the young general created a new model of leadership that became the model for the American presidency.
Through hardships, loss, and the brutal conditions of war, Washington led his men with cunning and grace, demonstrating the strong and endearing qualities that led him to become America's most beloved patriot.
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LibraryThing ReviewCrítica de los usuarios - ksmyth - LibraryThing
This lengthy book is a fascinatng look at how Washington responded to the crises that were manifested during the winter encampments of the Revolutionary War. Chadwick shares the details of the lack of ... Leer comentario completo
George Washington's War: The Forging of a Man, a Presidency and a NationCrítica de los usuarios - Not Available - Book Verdict
In this conversational chronicle, Chadwick (history, Rutgers Univ.; The Two American Presidents) argues that the greatest threat to Gen. George Washington's army was not the British but the ... Leer comentario completo
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