Selected Bibliography  


Achenbach, Joel. The Grand Idea: George Washington's Potomac and the Race to the West. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2004. F187.P8 A23 2004

Alden, John R. George Washington: A Biography. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1984. E312.A58 1984

Brookhiser, Richard. Founding Father: Rediscovering George Washington. New York: Free Press, 1996. E312.B85 1996

George Washington on Leadership. New York: Basic Books, 2008. E312.17.B85 2008

Cunliffe, Marcus. George Washington, Man and Monument. Boston: Little, Brown, 1958. E312.C88

Ellis, Joseph J. His Excellency: George Washington. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2004. E312.E245 2004

George Washington portrait

Ferling, John. The Ascent of George Washington: The Hidden Political Genius of an American Icon. New York: Bloomsbury Press, 2009.

The First of Men: A Life of George Washington. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1988. E312.F47 1988

Flexner, James Thomas. George Washington: The Forge of Experience. Boston: Little, Brown, 1965. E312.2.F6

George Washington in the American Revolution, 1775-1783. Boston: Little, Brown, 1968. E312.25.F69

George Washington and the New Nation, 1783-1793. Boston: Little, Brown, 1970. E312.29.F55

George Washington: Anguish and Farewell. Boston: Little, Brown, 1972. E312.29.F56

Washington, the Indispensable Man. Boston: Little, Brown, 1974. E312.F556

Freeman, Douglas Southall. George Washington, a Biography. 7 vols. New York: Scribner, 1948-1957. E312.F82

Henriques, Peter R. Realistic Visionary: A Portrait of George Washington. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2006. E312.H54 2006

Higginbotham, Don. George Washington and the American Military Tradition. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1985. E312.17.H63 1985

George Washington: Uniting a Nation. Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2002. E312.17.H636 2002

Hirschfeld, Fritz. George Washington and Slavery: A Documentary Portrayal. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1997. E312.17.H648 1997

Hofstra, Warren, ed. George Washington and the Virginia Backcountry. Madison, Wis.: Madison House, 1998. E312.2.G47 1998

Kaminski, John P. and Jill Adair, eds. A Great and Good Man: George Washington in the Eyes of His Contemporaries. Madsion, Wis: Madison House, 1989. E312.62.G63 1989

Ketchum, Richard M. The World of George Washington. New York: American Heritage Publishin Co., 1974. E312.K47 1974

Lengel, Edward G. General George Washington: A Military Life. New York: Random House, 2005. E312.L46 2005

Longmore, Paul K. The Invention of George Washington. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1988. E312.17.L84 1988

McDonald, Forrest. The Presidency of George Washington. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1974. E311.M12

Morgan, Edmund S. The Genius of George Washington. Washington, D.C.: Society of the Cincinnati, 1980. E312.63.M839

Nelson, James L. George Washington's Secret Navy: How the American Revolution Went to Sea. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2008. E271.N45 2008

Novak, Michael and Jenna Novak. Washington's God: Religion, Liberty, and the Father of Our Country. New York: Basic Books, 2006. E312.17.N68 2006

Rasmussen, William M.S. and Robert S. Tilton. George Washington-the Man behind the Myths. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1999. E312.17.R37 1999

Rees, James C. George Washington's Leadership Lessons. Hoboken, N.J.: John Wiley & Sons, 2007. HD57.7.R436 2007

Schwartz, Barry. George Washington: The Making of an American Symbol. New York: Free Press, 1987. E312.S39 1987

Smith, Richard Norton. Patriarch: George Washington and the New American Nation. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1993. E312.29.S65 1993

Thompson, Mary V. "In the Hands of a Good Providence:" Religion in the Life of George Washington. Charlottesville: University of Virgina Press, 2008.

Unger, Harlow G. The Unexpected George Washington: His Private Life. Hoboken, N.J.: John Wiley & Sons, 2006. E312.U29 2006

Wiencek, Henry. An Imperfect God: George Washington, His Slaves, and the Creation of America. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2003. E312.17.W6 2003

Weintraub, Stanley. George Washington's Christmas Farewell: A Mount Vernon Homecoming. New York: Free Press, 2003. E312.29.W45 2003

Wills, Gary. Cincinnatus: George Washington and the Enlightenment. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1984. E312.62.W54 1984

Zall, Paul M., ed. Washington on Washington. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2003. E312.79.W3175 2003

Frontispiece from Aaron Bancroft, An Essay on the Life of George Washington
(Worcester, Mass., 1807)

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