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An imperfect god : George Washington, his slaves, and the creation of America, Henry Wiencek

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An imperfect god : George Washington, his slaves, and the creation of America
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An imperfect god
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George Washington, his slaves, and the creation of America
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Henry Wiencek
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eng
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Title
An imperfect god
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An analysis of how the life of George Washington was impacted by slavery discusses his blood ties to the slave community, childhood in a mixed-race neighborhood, activities as a slave owner, realization of the evils of slavery during the Revolutionary War, and political efforts on behalf of slaves
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Genre
Award
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2003.
  • Los Angeles Times Book Prize for History, 2003.
Biography type
individual biography
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162806
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 973.4/1/092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E312.17
LC item number
.W6 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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adult
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George Washington, his slaves, and the creation of America
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George Washington, his slaves, and the creation of America
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Henry Wiencek
An imperfect god : George Washington, his slaves, and the creation of America, Henry Wiencek
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An imperfect god : George Washington, his slaves, and the creation of America, Henry Wiencek
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http://www.loc.gov/catdir/description/hol032/2003006984.html
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 363-390) and index
Contents
Introduction : General's dream -- Home ground -- On the borderland -- The widow Custis -- A life honorable and amusing -- A scheme in Williamsburg -- So sacred a war as this -- A different destiny -- "A sort of shadowy life" -- The great escape
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ocm51942552
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Edition
1st ed.
Extent
404 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780374175269
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2003006984
Other physical details
ill.

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