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First in peace

O"Brien, Conor Cruise

First in peace

how George Washington set the course for America

by O"Brien, Conor Cruise

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Published by Da Capo Press in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Washington, George, -- 1732-1799 -- Political and social views,
  • Washington, George, -- 1732-1799 -- Influence,
  • Jefferson, Thomas, -- 1743-1826 -- Political and social views,
  • Presidents -- United States -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementConor Cruise O"Brien.
    GenreBiography
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE312.17 .O35 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24061201M
    ISBN 109780306816192
    LC Control Number2009026198

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