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The genius of George Washington

by Edmund Sears Morgan

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  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Norton in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Washington, George, 1732-1799,
    • Presidents -- United States -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementby Edmund S. Morgan.
      SeriesGeorge Rogers Clark lecture ;, 3, 1977, George Rogers Clark lecture ;, 3rd.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE312.63 .M839 1980
      The Physical Object
      Pagination94 p. :
      Number of Pages94
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4111752M
      ISBN 100393014401
      LC Control Number80026763

        Nathaniel Philbrick is an author and a research fellow at the Nantucket Historical Association. He earned his B.A. from Brown University and .   Perhaps the most revered American of all, George Washington has long been considered a stoic leader who held himself above the fray of political infighting. What has gone unnoticed about the much-researched life of Washington is that he was in fact a consummate politician, as historian John Ferling shows in this revealing and provocative new book/5(20).

      In the Hurricane’s Eye delivers on the author’s promise to ‘put the sea where it properly belongs: at the center of the story.'”—Wall Street Journal “Nathaniel Philbrick is a masterly storyteller. Here he seeks to elevate the naval battles between the French and British to .   This book continues a conversation begun then, about the power and privilege of genius in a time of tyranny through Washington’s talent for drawing, which Author: Arifa Akbar.

        In his latest book, “In the Hurricane’s Eye: The Genius of George Washington and the Victory at Yorktown,” he picks up this saga in , as Washington and his Continental Army, low on.   Buy a cheap copy of In the Hurricane's Eye: The Genius of book by Nathaniel Philbrick. Free shipping over $ The Genius of George Washington and the Victory at Yorktown. by Nathaniel Philbrick. Rated The New York Times Book Review The thrilling story of the year that won the Revolutionary War from the New York Times bestselling Author: Nathaniel Philbrick.


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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 Cited by: The Genius of George Washington book.

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Yale history professor Edmund Morgan, in his little book, The Genius of George Washington, makes this very clear. He was, states Morgan, a genius in his understanding and use of power, including when to give up power as demonstrated in his The Genius of George Washington, The Society of the Cincinnati, Washington, DC,94 pgs.

More than any other single man, George Washington was responsible for bringing success to the American Revolution. But because of the heroic image in which we have cast him and which already enveloped him in this own lifetime, Washington is and was a hard man to know.

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George Washington is justifiably called the “Father of America” for his military and civilian leadership during the American Revolution and his two terms as America’s first president, however, in the new book, George Washington??s Military Genius, General David Palmer persuasively argues that Washington’s strategic military talent was key to his success.

George Washington (22 February, – 14 December, ) was the 1st President of the United States (–97), the Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army during the American. From Edmund S. 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 to—and where it will take him hereafter. His theme—laid out in a single page essay and illustrated by a page annotated selection of Washington letters, &#;is that Washington's special ""genius"" lay in an. Get this from a library.

The genius of George Washington. [Edmund S Morgan] -- Uses many of Washington's letters to his associates to portray his superior. Ellis claims that out of Washington’s wartime service came many of his major contributions to the nation. Although he yearned to fight, he had the genius to realize — and, moreover, he proved — that sometimes fighting was a bad idea (even Robert E.

Lee would fall down there). Waiting and threatening could sometimes be very : Historynet Staff. The genius of George Washington. [Edmund Sears Morgan] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book: All Authors / Contributors: Edmund Sears Morgan.

Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: This book has ships on the cover and the term "hurricane" in the title, and yet the subtitle is about George Washington. Well, the work is much more about the former than the latter. For the last three years of the war, Washington did little besides sitting along the Hudson and dreaming of retaking New York/5.

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National Book Award winner Philbrick (Valiant Ambition: George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the Fate of the American Revolution,etc.) reprises the protagonists of his last history of the War of Independence in a meticulously researched recounting of the events leading up to the colonists' victory at the Battle of Yorktown.5/5(4).

The Ascent of George Washington: The Hidden Political Genius of an American Icon by John Ferling in DOC, EPUB, FB3 download e-book. Welcome to our site, dear reader. All content included on our site, such as text, images, digital downloads and other, is the property of it's content suppliers and protected by US and international copyright laws%().

Thank you very much. We now have time for Q and A please make your way to the microphone if you have a question. Also Mister Phil Brick will be signing a copy of his book in the hurricane's eye, the genius of George Washington in the victory at Yorktown out in the Center directly following the lecture.

Bestselling author Nathaniel Philbrick discusses his exciting new book, In The Hurricane's Eye. In this video, he talks about what set George Washington. He was not but he was an able soldier, a man with a clear vision of what needed to be done, a good organizer, and a charismatic leader.

He found and recruited capable leaders. He knew how to foster talent and delegate responsibility. Benedict Arno. 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 and the Victory at.

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W. & Company, Inc. His new book, "In The Hurricane’s Eye: The Genius of George Washington and the Victory at Yorktown," chronicles the remarkable year leading up to the siege of Yorktown, the battle that.