A companion to George Washington / edited by Edward G. Lengel.
Contributor(s): Lengel, Edward G.Material type: BookSeries: Blackwell companions to American history: Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, ©2012Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 659 pages) : illustrations.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781118219966; 1118219961; 9781118219942; 1118219945.Subject(s): Washington, George, 1732-1799 | Washington, George, 1732-1799 | Washington, George, 1732-1799 | American Revolution (1775-1783) | Washington, George, 1732-1799 | United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 | United States -- History -- 1783-1815 | Presidents -- United States -- Biography | Generals -- United States -- Biography | HISTORY -- United States -- State & Local -- General | Generals | Presidents | United States | 1783-1815Genre/Form: Electronic books. | Biography. | History.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Companion to George Washington.DDC classification: 973.4109 | 973.41092 Online resources: Wiley Online Library
Includes bibliographical references and index.
The youth of George Washington / Jessica E. Brunelle -- The unlikely success of a provincial surveyor : George Washington finds fame in the American frontier, 1749-1754 / Jason E. Farr -- Treating American Indians as 'slaves', 'dogs', and unwanted allies : George Washington, Edward Braddock, and the influence of ethnocentrism and diplomatic pragmatism in Ohio Valley military relations, 1753-1755 / John Kenneth Rowland -- A provincial goes to war : George Washington and the Virginia Regiment, August 1755-January 1759 / Peter C. Luebke -- Entrepreneur / Dennis J. Pogue -- George Washington and his family / Patricia Brady -- Washington and slavery / L. Scott Philyaw -- "What manner of man I am" : the political career of George Washington before the Revolution / Taylor Stoermer -- George Washington and the siege of Boston / Robert J. Allison -- George Washington at New York : the campaign of 1776 / Barnet Schecter -- The crossing : the Trenton and Princeton campaign of 1776-1777 / Stuart Leibiger -- George Washington and the Philadelphia campaign 1777 / Thomas J. McGuire -- Washington at Valley Forge / Mary Stockwell -- The politics of battle : Washington, the army, and the Monmouth campaign / Mark Edward Lender -- "The most unlimited confidence in his wisdom & judgement" : Washington as Commander in Chief in the first years of the French alliance / Benjamin L. Huggins -- Washington, Rochambeau, and the Yorktown campaign of 1781 / Robert A. Selig -- "High time for peace" : George Washington and the close of the American Revolution / William M. Fowler, Jr. -- George Washington's navy / John B. Hattendorf -- Washington's irregulars / John W. Hall -- George Washington spymaster / John A. Nagy -- Administrator in chief / Cheryl R. Collins -- George Washington : America's first solder / Thomas A. Rider II -- Revolution and peace / James A. Mac Donald -- George Washington and the Constitution / Whit Ridgway -- George Washington and republican government : the political thought of George Washington / Nicholas P. Cole -- One cause, one purpose, one nation : George Washington, the Whiskey Insurrection, and executive authority / Carol S. Ebel -- Securing the Revolution : the American economy and the challenge of independence / Dana John Stefanelli -- George Washington and the emergence of party politics in the new nation / Rosemarie Zagarri -- Foreign policy in retirement / Alexia Jones Helsley -- George Washington's mind / William M. Ferraro -- Religion : George Washington, Anglican gentleman / Mary V. Thompson -- George Washington, death and mourning / Meredith Eliassen -- The Washington image in American culture / Scott E. Casper.
"Utilizing new primary source material from the Papers of George Washington, a documentary editing project dedicated to the transcription and publication of original documents, A Companion to George Washington features a collection of original readings from scholars and popular historians that shed new light on all aspects of the life of George Washington. Provides readers with new insights into previously neglected aspects of Washington's life; Features original essays from top scholars and popular historians; Based on new research from thousands of previously unpublished letters to and from Washington"--Provided by publisher.
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