Blood of tyrants : George Washington and the forging of the presidency

Book
Published 2013
Item Details
ISBN:
9781594036408 (hbk. : alk. paper)
1594036403 (hbk. : alk. paper)
Publisher, Date:
New York : Encounter Books, 2013.
Description:
p. cm.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
The King of America
The not so United States
Not as happy in peace as they had been glorious in war
The shadow government
The phoenix
Wield the sword
The Washington paradigm
Cruel and usual punishment
The currents of war
Best circumspection
The realities of war
Necessary evil
Fully justifiable
What it takes to defend the nation
Dictator of America
Scorpion on a leash
Between a hawk and a buzzard
Onslaught
The times that try men's souls
Reevaluation
Victory or death
Idolatry
Dictator perpetuo
Tribunals & tribulations
Prosecution of military duty
A traitor lurks
Treason of the blackest dye
Courts-martial & commissions
American military justice
His excellency's loyal subjects: wartime rights of americans
Total ruin
Band of brethren
Poison & peas
America's defender
License to plunder
Not-so-civil civil war
Could have been king
Consummate prudence
Winning the peace
Spectacles and speculation
Greatest man in the world.
LCCN:
2012038961
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