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George Washington, Volume I

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Written in English


  • Biography: general,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • General,
  • Biography & Autobiography / General,
  • History / General

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages232
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11879471M
ISBN 101426462050
ISBN 109781426462054

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Ron Chernow is the prizewinning author of six previous books and the recipient of the National Humanities first book, The House of Morgan, won the National Book Award, Washington: A Life won the Pulitzer Prize for Biography, and Alexander Hamilton—the inspiration for the Broadway musical—won the George Washington Book by: The epic life of the indispensable Founding Father opens with Mr. Freeman's first of seven volumes on George Washington. While the latter-half of the book picks up the fascinating threads of Young Washington's life on the Ohio frontier and the early interactions, both diplomatic and bloody, with the French, much of the book feels like a slog through a boyhood and youth forever shrouded by time /5. George Washington A Biography 7 Volumes Hardcover – January 1, by Douglas Southall Freeman (Author) › Visit Amazon's Douglas Southall Freeman Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author? 5/5(5). Volume one begins with the immigrant John Washington who settled in Westmoreland Co., Va., in , married Anne Pope, and was the great-grandfather of President George Washington. This volume continues the story of John and Anne’s family for a total of /5(75).

Marshall’s own principal biographer, Albert J. Beveridge, has described The Life of George Washington as “to this day the fullest and most trustworthy treatment of that period from the conservative point of view.” In fact, so significant is the biography that Marshall later executed a one-volume abridgment, first published in and Reviews: 8. Volume 4 (“George Washington: Anguish and Farewell “) was published in and covers Washington’s second presidential term through the time of his death. Though these 1, pages required a significant time commitment, the reward was an understanding of Washington so deep and thorough that no other biography exceeded the. This book is a collection of fundamental quotes and aphorisms of George Washington: “I have no other view than to promote the public good, and am unambitious of honors not founded in the approbation of my Country.” “A free people ought not only to be armed, but disciplined; to which end a uniform and well-digested plan is requisite.” “A government is like fire, a handy servant. This bibliography of George Washington is a selected list of written and published works about George Washington (–). A recent count has estimated the number of books about George Washington at some nine hundred; add scholarly articles with Washington's name in .

George Washington, a Biography by Douglas Southall Freeman was the second great historical masterpiece by him to win the Pulitzer Prize, awarded posthumously in Freeman completed six volumes of this magnificent biography, but died before finishing the seventh and final volume, concluded for him by his research associates in The papers of army officer and first U.S. president George Washington () held in the Manuscript Division of the Library of Congress constitute the largest collection of original Washington papers in the world. They consist of approximat items accumulated by Washington between and , including correspondence, diaries, and financial and military records. The Diaries of George Washington is a six volume set released between and that was edited by Dorothy Twohig, the third editor-in-chief of the Washington Papers project. The diaries cover most of Washington's adult life starting in and concluding in , shortly before his death.   I have read many a book on our first president, George Washington, including the celebrated four-volume biography by James Thomas Flexner. This amazingly comprehensive and entertaining single volume biography by Ron Chernow is the best/5(K).