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George Washington's Mount Vernon At Home in Revolutionary America

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ISBN-10: 0195136284

ISBN-13: 9780195136289

Edition: N/A

Authors: Robert F. Dalzell, Lee Baldwin Dalzell

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George Washington's Mount Vernon brings together--for the first time--the details of Washington's 45-year endeavor to build and perfect Mount Vernon. In doing so it introduces us to a Washington few of his contemporaries knew, and one little noticed by historians since. Here we meet the planter/patriot who also genuinely loved building, a man passionately human in his desire to impress on his physical surroundings the stamp of his character and personal beliefs. As chief architect and planner of the countless changes made at Mount Vernon over the years, Washington began by imitating accepted models of fashionable taste, but as time passed he increasingly followed his own ideas. Hence,…    
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Book details

List price: $49.95
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/24/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 9.88" wide x 6.89" long x 0.91" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

Dalzell is head of the reference department of the Williams College Library.