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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

Wiencek, Henry. (Author).

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Main Biography Washington, George (Text) 31307014484531 Biography Available -

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  • ISBN: 0374175268 (alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: 404 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, c2003.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 363-390) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
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. Peter's patrimony -- The justice of the creator.
Subject: Washington, George, 1732-1799.
Washington, George, 1732-1799 > Views on slavery.
Washington, George, 1732-1799 > Relations with slaves.
Presidents > United States > Biography.
Slavery > Political aspects > United States > History > 18th century.
United States > Politics and government > 1775-1783.
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