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The Resource An imperfect god : George Washington, his slaves and the creation of America

An imperfect god : George Washington, his slaves and the creation of America

Label
An imperfect god : George Washington, his slaves and the creation of America
Title
An imperfect god : George Washington, his slaves and the creation of America
Statement of responsibility
Henry Wiencek
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An analysis of how the life of George Washington was impacted by slavery discusses his blood ties to the slave community, childhood in a mixed-race neighborhood, activities as a slave owner, realization of the evils of slavery during the Revolutionary War, and political efforts on behalf of slaves
Award
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2003.
  • Los Angeles Times Book Prize for History, 2003.
Biography type
individual biography
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162806
Cataloging source
CPL
Dewey number
B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
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George Washington, his slaves, and the creation of America
Label
An imperfect god : George Washington, his slaves and the creation of America
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20876569
Extent
733 pages
Isbn
9780786261291
Lccn
2003-63398
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (1234)30855
  • (CPL)DAA5DA4D5C6944F1820648F9C9D5F075
Label
An imperfect god : George Washington, his slaves and the creation of America
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20876569
Extent
733 pages
Isbn
9780786261291
Lccn
2003-63398
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (1234)30855
  • (CPL)DAA5DA4D5C6944F1820648F9C9D5F075

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