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An Imperfect God: George Washington, His Slaves, and the Creation of America - Henry Wiencek
An Imperfect God: George Washington, His Slaves, and the Creation of America
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Wiencek,Hardcover, English-language edition,Pub by Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Wiencek,Hardcover, English-language edition,Pub by Farrar, Straus and Giroux
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780374175269 (0374175268)
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages no: 416
Edition language: English
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Jennavier
Jennavier rated it
This book really revolutionized how I thought about the founding fathers. As Wiencek says in the book, you can't understand them without incorporating slavery into the narrative. How interesting to see how the First American struggled with such a concept. It also give me a lot more compassion/unders...
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4.0 An Imperfect God: George Washington, His Slaves, and the Creation of America
This book is a well researched history that focuses on George Washington and his slaves. The book title suggests that it contains smudges on Washington's character because of slavery. Well, it does that, but to me it showed him to be a principled man in a difficult environment. Sure, he was human...
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