A Companion to George Washington

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Edward G. Lengel
Wiley, Apr 19, 2012 - History - 680 pages
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Utilizing new primary source material from the Papers of George Washington, a documentary editing project dedicated to the transcription and publication of original documents, A Companion to George Washington features a collection of original readings from scholars and popular historians that shed new light on all aspects of the life of George Washington.
  • Provides readers with new insights into previously neglected aspects of Washington's life
  • Features original essays from top scholars and popular historians
  • Based on new research from thousands of previously unpublished letters to and from Washington

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About the author (2012)

Edward G. Lengel is Professor and Editor-in-Chief of the Papers of George Washington, a documentary editing project dedicated to the transcription and publication of original documents, at the University of Virginia. His books include General George Washington: A Military Life (2005); This Glorious Struggle: George Washington's Revolutionary War Letters (2008), Inventing George Washington: America’s Founder in Myth and Memory (2011), and many others. Lengel is a columnist for Military History magazine and has appeared in documentaries about Washington on The History Channel.

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