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The Resource Blood of tyrants : George Washington & the forging of the presidency, Logan Beirne

Blood of tyrants : George Washington & the forging of the presidency, Logan Beirne

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Blood of tyrants : George Washington & the forging of the presidency
Title
Blood of tyrants
Title remainder
George Washington & the forging of the presidency
Statement of responsibility
Logan Beirne
Title variation
  • George Washington & the forging of the presidency
  • George Washington and the forging of the presidency
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Reveals lesser-known details about the Founding Fathers' approach to government and war, focusing on the actions and beliefs of George Washington
Tone
Writing style
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10175404
Cataloging source
DLC
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1981-
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Beirne, Logan
Dewey number
973.3
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E209
LC item number
.B37 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • United States
  • United States
  • Washington, George
  • Washington, George
  • Strategic culture
  • Civil-military relations
  • Presidents
  • Generals
  • United States
  • United States
Target audience
adult
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George Washington and the forging of the presidency
Label
Blood of tyrants : George Washington & the forging of the presidency, Logan Beirne
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Map on lining papers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
1. The King of America. The not-so-United States ; Not as happy in peace as they had been glorious in war ; The shadow government ; The phoenix ; Wield the sword ; Supreme law of the land -- 2. Cruel and usual punishment. The currents of war ; Exitus acta probat ; American Fortitude ; Necessary evil ; Fully justifiable ; To defend the nation -- 3. Dictator of America. Scorpion on a leash ; Between a hawk and a buzzard ; Onslaught ; The times that try men's souls ; Reevaluation ; Victory or death ; Idolatry ; Dictator perpetuo -- 4. Tribunals & tribulations. Gentleman Johnny vs. Granny Gates ; A traitor lurks ; Treason of the blackest dye ; Commissions & courts-martial ; American military justice -- 5. His excellency's loyal subjects. Total ruin ; Band of brethren ; Poison & peas ; America's defender ; License to plunder ; Not-so-civil civil war -- 6. Could have been king. O God! It is all over! ; Winning the peace ; Spectacles & speculation ; Greatest man in the world
Control code
2012038961
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
viii, 420 p.
Isbn
9781594036408
Lccn
2012038961
Other physical details
ill., map
Label
Blood of tyrants : George Washington & the forging of the presidency, Logan Beirne
Publication
Note
Map on lining papers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
1. The King of America. The not-so-United States ; Not as happy in peace as they had been glorious in war ; The shadow government ; The phoenix ; Wield the sword ; Supreme law of the land -- 2. Cruel and usual punishment. The currents of war ; Exitus acta probat ; American Fortitude ; Necessary evil ; Fully justifiable ; To defend the nation -- 3. Dictator of America. Scorpion on a leash ; Between a hawk and a buzzard ; Onslaught ; The times that try men's souls ; Reevaluation ; Victory or death ; Idolatry ; Dictator perpetuo -- 4. Tribunals & tribulations. Gentleman Johnny vs. Granny Gates ; A traitor lurks ; Treason of the blackest dye ; Commissions & courts-martial ; American military justice -- 5. His excellency's loyal subjects. Total ruin ; Band of brethren ; Poison & peas ; America's defender ; License to plunder ; Not-so-civil civil war -- 6. Could have been king. O God! It is all over! ; Winning the peace ; Spectacles & speculation ; Greatest man in the world
Control code
2012038961
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
viii, 420 p.
Isbn
9781594036408
Lccn
2012038961
Other physical details
ill., map

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