A Companion to George Washington by Edward G. Lengel

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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 lifeFeatures original essays from top scholars and popular historiansBased on new research from thousands of previously unpublished letters to and from Washington

About Edward G. Lengel

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Edward G. LengeL is editor in chief of the Papers of George Washington and a professor at the University of Virginia. He is the author of several books, including General George Washington and This Glorious Struggle. A lecturer on Washington and the Revolutionary War, Lengel is also a historical consultant, advising on such works as the History Channel's own comprehensive documentary. He is a frequent radio and television guest—appearing on C-SPAN, CBS, and NPR, among others—and is a regular contributor to newspapers and magazines in the vein of military history and American heritage. He lives with his family in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Published April 19, 2012 by Wiley-Blackwell. 678 pages
Genres: History, Education & Reference, Biographies & Memoirs. Non-fiction