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Realistic Visionary: A Portrait of George Washington, Henriques, Peter R.
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Author Name    Henriques, Peter R.

Title   Realistic Visionary: A Portrait of George Washington

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Publisher    University of Virginia Press

ISBN Number    0813925479 / 9780813925479

Seller ID   SKU1038607

0813925479 1st/1st, First Edition, First Printing with full number line. Very Good. Light shelf wear to covers/corners; satisfaction guaranteed. Hardcover with Dust Jacket under mylar.

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In "Realistic Visionary" the renowned George Washington scholar Peter Henriques seeks to humanize the first president without diminishing him. Henriques's Washington makes mistakes, is sensitive to criticism, and is slow to accept blame, but he is also the greatest man of his age, a relentless pragmatist who could nonetheless envision what a free and united America could be for "millions unborn."

Rather than revisiting Washington's life in its entirety, Henriques constructs a biographical portrait by addressing the vital themes and events through which Washington the man is revealed. What emerge most clearly in "Realistic Visionary" are Washington's successful struggle to channel his monumental personal ambition into public service and his unrivaled ability to turn his ambitious visions for the fledgling nation into reality.

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