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Blood of tyrants : George Washington & the forging of the presidency / Logan Beirne.

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Author/Creator:
Beirne, Logan.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2013
Imprint:
1st American ed. - New York : Encounter Books, 2013.
Format:
  • Book
  • viii, 420 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., col. map ; 24 cm.
Note:
Maps on end papers.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
  • The King of America
  • The not-so-United States
  • Not as happy in peace as they had been glorious in war
  • The shadow government
  • The phoenix
  • Wield the sword
  • The Washington paradigm
  • Cruel and usual punishment
  • The currents of war
  • Best circumspection
  • The realities of war
  • Necessary evil
  • Fully justifiable
  • What it takes to defend the nation
  • Dictator of America
  • Scorpion on a leash
  • Between a hawk and a buzzard
  • Onslaught
  • The times that try men's souls
  • Reevaluation
  • Victory or death
  • Idolatry
  • Dictator perpetuo
  • Tribunals & tribulations
  • Prosecution of military duty
  • A traitor lurks
  • Treason of the blackest dye
  • Courts-martial & commissions
  • American military justice
  • His excellency's loyal subjects
  • Total ruin
  • Band of brethren
  • Poison & peas
  • America's defender
  • License to plunder
  • Not-so-civil civil war
  • Could have been king
  • Consummate prudence
  • Winning the peace
  • Spectacles and speculation
  • Greatest man in the world.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9781594036408
1594036403
9781594036538
1594036535

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