Patriot Sage: George Washington and the American Political Tradition

Patriot Sage: George Washington and the American Political Tradition

by Gary L. Gregg, Forrest McDonald
     
 

ISBN-10: 1882926382

ISBN-13: 9781882926381

Pub. Date: 12/01/1999

Publisher: ISI Books

The only book published in commemoration of the bicentenary of George Washington's death, Patriot Sage offers a fresh portrait of the remarkable life of the father of our nation. Forrest McDonald, William Allen, Victor Davis Hanson and other accomplished scholars and writers explain why the myth of the hero Washington rings true.  See more details below

Overview

The only book published in commemoration of the bicentenary of George Washington's death, Patriot Sage offers a fresh portrait of the remarkable life of the father of our nation. Forrest McDonald, William Allen, Victor Davis Hanson and other accomplished scholars and writers explain why the myth of the hero Washington rings true.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781882926381
Publisher:
ISI Books
Publication date:
12/01/1999
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
369
Product dimensions:
5.86(w) x 8.56(h) x 1.53(d)
Lexile:
1450L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Introduction1
1Today's Indispensable Man23
2"The Western Cincinnatus": Washington as Farmer and Soldier39
3General Washington and the Military Strategy of the Revolution61
4George Washington and the Standing Oak99
5Washington and the Origins of Presidential Power123
6Foreign Policy and the First Commander in Chief141
7The Symbolic Dimensions of the First Presidency165
8Washington's Farewell Address and the Form of the American Regime199
9Making Citizens: George Washington and the American Character217
10"Our Illustrious Washington": The American Imaging of George Washington241
11George Washington and the Religious Impulse267
12Eulogy on Washington: "First in the Hearts of his Countrymen"287
Afterword: The Forgotten Character of George Washington299
Notes on Contributors309
Notes315
Index341

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