In the Name of the Father
Washington's Legacy, Slavery, and the Making of a Nation
By (author) Francois Furstenberg
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In the Name of the Father by Francois Furstenberg
Book DescriptionIn this revelatory and genuinely groundbreaking study, Francois Furstenberg sheds new light on the genesis of American identity. Immersing us in the publishing culture of the early nineteenth century, he shows us how the words of George Washington and others of his generation became America's sacred scripture and provided the foundation for a new civic culture?one whose reconciliation with slavery unleashed consequences that haunt us still. A dazzling work of scholarship from a brilliant young historian, "In the Name of the Father" is a major contribution to American social history.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780143111931
(211mm x 149mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Penguin Group(CA)
Publish Date: 1-May-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Francois Furstenberg
FranCois Furstenberg was born in Washington, D.C., and grew up in Boston, Massachusetts, and Washington. After graduating with a BA from Columbia University, he worked for several years in Paris before pursuing his graduate studies in history at The Johns Hopkins University, where he earned his Ph.D. in 2003. He was a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in U.S. history at Cambridge University, England, for one year, after which he moved to Montreal, Canada, where he is an assistant professor of history at the UniversitE de MontrEal.
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