The Genius of George Washington (George Rogers Clark Lecture, 3rd)

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American history: c 1500 to c 1800, USA, c 1700 to c 1800, c 1800 to c 1900, U.S. History - Revolution And Confederation (1775-
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ISBN 100819148717
ISBN 139780819148711
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Drawing on Washington's letters to his colleagues (many of which are included in this book), Morgan explores the particular genius of our first president and clearly demonstrates that Washington's mastery of power allowed America to win the Revolutionary War and placed the new country on the way to achieving the international and domestic power that Washington Cited by: This brief ninety-four page book consists of a transcribed lecture about the political genius of this country's first president, some letters illustrating the titular thesis, as well as filler footnotes and an unnecessary index/5.

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In this book Edmund S. Morgan pushes past the image to find the man. He argues that Washington's genius lay in his understanding of both military and political power. This understanding of power was unmatched by that of any of his contemporaries and showed itself at the simplest level in the ability to take : Norton, W.

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Morgan, today's preeminent colonial historian, this latest, very slim book is a disappointment. But even as one reads, one wonders what Morgan is on The Genius of George Washington book where it will take him hereafter.

While the book is wide-ranging in Revolutionary War coverage, it essentially covers: 1. Washington’s leadership (including deception) in getting his (French included) men to Yorktown before Clinton knew what was up. 2 (hence my headline). the events at sea (hurricanes, sea strategy, a Spanish diplomat, 5/5(4).

In his latest book, “In the Hurricane’s Eye: The Genius of George Washington and the Victory at Yorktown,” he picks up this saga inas Washington and his Continental Army, low on supplies, Author: Carol Berkin.

In the Hurricane's Eye: The Genius of George Washington and the Victory at Yorktown. The thrilling story of the Revolutionary War finale from the New York Times bestselling author of In the Heart of the Sea and Valiant Ambition.

Here is the story of the remarkable year leading up to the siege of Yorktown/5. Explaining his greatness is a minor historical industry because, unlike his great contemporaries, George Washington rarely explained himself.

Having written fine accounts of John Adams and Thomas Jefferson, historian Joseph Ellis turns his attention to Washington, and the result is lively and thoughtful, perhaps the best single-volume work on the man in a : Historynet Staff.

The Ascent of George Washington: The Hidden Political Genius of an American Icon - John Ferling - Google Books Perhaps the most revered American of all, George Washington has long been considered a /5(20).

In the Hurricane’s Eye: The Genius of George Washington and the Victory at Yorktown, by Nathaniel Philbrick, Viking Books, New York,$30 As the American Revolutionary War dragged on, General George Washington became increasingly concerned about securing the resources necessary to strike a decisive blow against the British.

Philbrick follows up his previous popular history illuminating lesser-known aspects of the Revolutionary War (Valiant Ambition: George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the Fate of. The genius of George Washington. [Edmund S Morgan] -- Uses many of Washington's letters to his associates to portray his superior understanding of the nature of military and political power.

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News, author interviews, critics' picks and more. Drawing on Washington's letters to his colleagues (many of which are included in this book), Morgan explores the particular genius of our first president and clearly demonstrates that Washington's mastery of power allowed America to win the Revolutionary War and placed the new country on the way to achieving the international and domestic power Brand: W.

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In this book Edmund S. Morgan pushes past the image to find the man. He argues that Washington's genius lay in his understanding of both military and political power. This understanding of power was unmatched by that of any of his contemporaries and showed itself at the simplest level in the ability to take command.

His new book, "In The Hurricane’s Eye: The Genius of George Washington and the Victory at Yorktown," chronicles the remarkable year.

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Other Books in Series. This is book number 3 in the The American Revolution Series series. #1: Bunker Hill: A City, a Siege, a Revolution (The American Revolution Series #1) (Hardcover): $ #2: Valiant Ambition: George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the Fate of the American Revolution (The American Revolution Series #2) (Hardcover): $ Later that year Philbrick published the New York Times bestseller, In the Hurricane’s Eye: The Genius of George Washington and the Victory at Yorktown, a finalist for the George Washington Book prize and the winner of the Commodore John Barry Book Award for American Maritime Literature.

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The New York Times Book Review The thrilling story of the year that won the Revolutionary War from the New York Times bestselling author of Brand: Penguin Books. In the hurricane's eye: the genius of George Washington and the victory at Yorktown.

New York, New York: Viking. Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide) Philbrick, Nathaniel. In the Hurricane's Eye: The Genius of George Washington and the Victory At Yorktown.

New York, New York: Viking. Other Books in Series. This is book number 3 in the The American Revolution Series series.

#1: Bunker Hill: A City, A Siege, A Revolution (The American Revolution Series #1) (Paperback): $ #2: Valiant Ambition: George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the Fate of the American Revolution (The American Revolution Series #2) (Paperback): $ SOURCE: Special to HNN (provided by the book's publisher, Viking) Nathaniel Philbrick has a new book out: “In the Hurricane's Eye: The Genius of George Washington.

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Bestselling author Nathaniel Philbrick discusses his exciting new book, In The Hurricane's Eye. In this video, he talks about what set George Washington about from the other founding fathers, and.Bestselling author and National Book Award winner Nathaniel Philbrick subtitles his latest history “The Genius of George Washington and the Victory at Yorktown.” But it could just as accurately be, “the frustrations of George Washington.”Brand: Viking.