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The Resource Riding with George : sportsmanship & chivalry in the making of America's first president, Philip G. Smucker

Riding with George : sportsmanship & chivalry in the making of America's first president, Philip G. Smucker

Label
Riding with George : sportsmanship & chivalry in the making of America's first president
Title
Riding with George
Title remainder
sportsmanship & chivalry in the making of America's first president
Statement of responsibility
Philip G. Smucker
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Smucker, Philip G
Dewey number
973.4/1092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Washington, George
  • Presidents
  • Presidents
  • Virginia
  • Political culture
  • Sportsmanship
Label
Riding with George : sportsmanship & chivalry in the making of America's first president, Philip G. Smucker
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: life, liberty, and the pursuit of the fox -- Part I. Englishman in America -- Passage into the woods -- Born on an empire's edge -- Mother, manners, and cockfights -- Blood sports in the Shenandoah -- A gentleman's code -- The sorrows of young George -- Part II. War games and folly -- Mission for a flawed hero -- Charms of war -- Brave to a fault -- Cavalier in love and war -- Hog wild in Winchester -- Part III. Gentleman sportsman -- En garde! -- Minuets and other gentler conflicts -- Augustan man of manners -- In the garden with Martha -- Good masters and petty tyrants -- Gentleman rebel -- Bowling with George -- Part IV. Clever like a fox -- The world is his stage -- Victory or death -- A fine fox chase -- Drama in the valley of death --Two old-school chevaliers -- Part V. Master of manners -- Leading the Revolution in style -- Southern persuasions -- Fear and glory at the races -- L'aristocrat meets le guillotine -- A sportsman for all seasons
Control code
BK0019756923
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xviii, 362 pages
Isbn
9781613736050
Isbn Type
: HRD
Lccn
2016045667
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Riding with George : sportsmanship & chivalry in the making of America's first president, Philip G. Smucker
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: life, liberty, and the pursuit of the fox -- Part I. Englishman in America -- Passage into the woods -- Born on an empire's edge -- Mother, manners, and cockfights -- Blood sports in the Shenandoah -- A gentleman's code -- The sorrows of young George -- Part II. War games and folly -- Mission for a flawed hero -- Charms of war -- Brave to a fault -- Cavalier in love and war -- Hog wild in Winchester -- Part III. Gentleman sportsman -- En garde! -- Minuets and other gentler conflicts -- Augustan man of manners -- In the garden with Martha -- Good masters and petty tyrants -- Gentleman rebel -- Bowling with George -- Part IV. Clever like a fox -- The world is his stage -- Victory or death -- A fine fox chase -- Drama in the valley of death --Two old-school chevaliers -- Part V. Master of manners -- Leading the Revolution in style -- Southern persuasions -- Fear and glory at the races -- L'aristocrat meets le guillotine -- A sportsman for all seasons
Control code
BK0019756923
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xviii, 362 pages
Isbn
9781613736050
Isbn Type
: HRD
Lccn
2016045667
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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