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

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

Label
An imperfect god : George Washington, his slaves, and the creation of America
Title
An imperfect god
Title remainder
George Washington, his slaves, and the creation of America
Statement of responsibility
Henry Wiencek
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
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
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Wiencek, Henry
Dewey number
  • 973.4/1/092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
E312.17
LC item number
.W6 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Washington, George
  • Washington, George
  • Presidents
  • Slavery
  • United States
  • Large type books
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
George Washington, his slaves, and the creation of America
Label
An imperfect god : George Washington, his slaves, and the creation of America, Henry Wiencek
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Thorndike Press large print basic."
  • Originally published: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2003
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 656-725) 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
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 -- Mrs. Peters patrimony -- Justice of the creator
Control code
16932430
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
Large print ed.
Extent
731 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780786261291
Isbn Type
(U.S. hc : lg. print : alk. paper)
Lccn
2003063398
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm53398100
Label
An imperfect god : George Washington, his slaves, and the creation of America, Henry Wiencek
Publication
Note
  • "Thorndike Press large print basic."
  • Originally published: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2003
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 656-725) 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
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 -- Mrs. Peters patrimony -- Justice of the creator
Control code
16932430
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
Large print ed.
Extent
731 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780786261291
Isbn Type
(U.S. hc : lg. print : alk. paper)
Lccn
2003063398
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm53398100

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