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For liberty and glory : Washington, Lafayette, and their revolutions

Author: James R Gaines
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats

"Gaines has a deft understanding of the Washington-Lafayette relationship ... [and] a knack for wielding substantial research with aplomb."-San Francisco Chronicle


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Named Person: George Washington; Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier Lafayette, Marquis de; Gilbert du Motier La Fayette, marquis de; George Washington
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James R Gaines
ISBN: 9780393333510 0393333515 9780393061383 0393061388
OCLC Number: 928792465
Notes: Índice: p. [505]-533.
Description: viii, 533 p. : il. ; 25 cm
Contents: Recoge: The quest for glory --
Lexington and Versailles --
Endgames of the old regime --
La Victoire --
To Brandywine --
Another kind of crucible --
Enter France --
The beauty of a draw --
Showing their colors --
The ally and the traitor --
Into Virginia --
Yorktown --
The dark side of liberty --
Entr'acte --
Movements west and left --
Forms of bankruptcy --
Two conventions --
First blood --
Experiments in democracy --
Acts of defiance --
The spring of 1789 --
Come the revolution --
Front lines --
Works of the guillotine --
Between Scylla and Charybdis --
Farewells --
Responsibility: James R. Gaines.


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