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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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  • 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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24513. ‡aAn imperfect god : ‡bGeorge Washington, his slaves, and the creation of America / ‡cHenry Wiencek.
24630. ‡aGeorge Washington, his slaves, and the creation of America
250 . ‡a1st ed.
260 . ‡aNew York : ‡bFarrar, Straus and Giroux, ‡cc2003.
300 . ‡a404 p., [16] p. of plates : ‡bill., maps ; ‡c24 cm.
504 . ‡aIncludes bibliographical references (p. 363-390) and index.
5050 . ‡aIntroduction : 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.
60010. ‡aWashington, George, ‡d1732-1799.
60010. ‡aWashington, George, ‡d1732-1799 ‡xViews on slavery.
60010. ‡aWashington, George, ‡d1732-1799 ‡xRelations with slaves.
650 0. ‡aPresidents ‡zUnited States ‡vBiography.
650 0. ‡aSlavery ‡xPolitical aspects ‡zUnited States ‡xHistory ‡y18th century.
651 0. ‡aUnited States ‡xPolitics and government ‡y1775-1783.
85642. ‡3Publisher description ‡uhttp://www.loc.gov/catdir/description/hol032/2003006984.html
901 . ‡a18454811 ‡bSystem ‡c18454811 ‡tbiblio
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