The Resource George Washington : a life in books, Kevin J. Hayes

George Washington : a life in books, Kevin J. Hayes

Label
George Washington : a life in books
Title
George Washington
Title remainder
a life in books
Statement of responsibility
Kevin J. Hayes
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Revered as a general and trusted as America's first elected leader, George Washington is considered a great many things in the contemporary imagination, but an intellectual is not one of them. In correcting this longstanding misconception, George Washington: A Life in Books offers a stimulating literary biography that traces the effects of a life spent in self-improvement"--
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Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hayes, Kevin J
Dewey number
  • 973.4/1092
  • B
  • 923/.173
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E312.17
LC item number
.H397 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Washington, George
  • Presidents
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Presidents & Heads of State
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Literary
  • HISTORY / United States / Revolutionary Period (1775-1800)
  • Founding Fathers of the United States
Label
George Washington : a life in books, Kevin J. Hayes
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 317-366) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Machine generated contents note: -- Preface -- 1. Meditations and Contemplations -- 2. Every Boy His Own Teacher -- 3. Exemplars -- 4. Travel Writing -- 5. The Journal of Major George Washington -- 6. A Memorial Containing a Summary View of Facts -- 7. Home and Garden -- 8. George Washington, Bibliographer -- 9. The Education of John Parke Custis -- 10. Revolutionary Pamphlets -- 11. Common Sense and Independence -- 12. A Green Baize Bookcase -- 13. Planning for Retirement -- 14. Haven of History -- 15. The Slave, the Quaker, and the Panopticon -- 16. Politics and the Picaresque -- 17. Presidential Patronage and the Development of American Literature -- 18. Official Letters to the Honorable American Congress -- 19. Farewell Address -- 20. Home at Last -- Sources -- Index
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xvi, 390 pages
Isbn
9780190456672
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2016046056
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)960940240
  • (OCoLC)ocn960940240
  • 2487374
Label
George Washington : a life in books, Kevin J. Hayes
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 317-366) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Machine generated contents note: -- Preface -- 1. Meditations and Contemplations -- 2. Every Boy His Own Teacher -- 3. Exemplars -- 4. Travel Writing -- 5. The Journal of Major George Washington -- 6. A Memorial Containing a Summary View of Facts -- 7. Home and Garden -- 8. George Washington, Bibliographer -- 9. The Education of John Parke Custis -- 10. Revolutionary Pamphlets -- 11. Common Sense and Independence -- 12. A Green Baize Bookcase -- 13. Planning for Retirement -- 14. Haven of History -- 15. The Slave, the Quaker, and the Panopticon -- 16. Politics and the Picaresque -- 17. Presidential Patronage and the Development of American Literature -- 18. Official Letters to the Honorable American Congress -- 19. Farewell Address -- 20. Home at Last -- Sources -- Index
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xvi, 390 pages
Isbn
9780190456672
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2016046056
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)960940240
  • (OCoLC)ocn960940240
  • 2487374

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