Table of Contents for Washington : A Life


Author's Note xv
Prelude: The Portrait Artist xvii
PART ONE The Frontiersman
One A Short-Lived Family
3(12)
Two Fortune's Favorite
15(14)
Three Wilderness Mission
29(10)
Four Bloodbath
39(13)
Five Shades of Death
52(11)
Six The Soul of an Army
63(13)
Seven A Votary to Love
76(11)
Eight Darling of a Grateful Country
87(10)
PART TWO The Planter
Nine The Man of Mode
97(12)
Ten A Certain Species of Property
109(12)
Eleven The Prodigy
121(6)
Twelve Providence
127(9)
Thirteen A World of His Own
136(16)
Fourteen The Asiatic Prince
152(13)
Fifteen A Shock of Electricity
165(16)
PART THREE The General
Sixteen The Glorious Cause
181(13)
Seventeen Magnificent Bluff
194(12)
Eighteen Land of Freedom
206(16)
Nineteen The Heights
222(12)
Twenty All London Afloat
234(10)
Twenty-One Disaster
244(13)
Twenty-Two An Indecisive Mind
257(12)
Twenty-Three The Crossing
269(16)
Twenty-Four The Busy Scenes of a Camp
285(15)
Twenty-Five Darkness Visible
300(12)
Twenty-Six Rapping a Demigod over the Knuckles
312(11)
Twenty-Seven A Dreary Kind of Place
323(14)
Twenty-Eight The Long Retreat
337(10)
Twenty-Nine Pests of Society
347(11)
Thirty The Storm Thickens
358(13)
Thirty-One The Traitor
371(17)
Thirty-Two Mutiny
388(10)
Thirty-Three Plundering Scoundrels
398(8)
Thirty-Four The World Turned Upside Down
406(18)
Thirty-Five Man of Moderation
424(13)
Thirty-Six Closing the Drama with Applause
437(11)
Thirty-Seven Cincinnatus
448(13)
PART FOUR The Statesman
Thirty-Eight American Celebrity
461(15)
Thirty-Nine Gentleman Farmer
476(9)
Forty Devil's Bargain
485(12)
Forty-One The Ruins of the Past
497(11)
Forty-Two A Masterly Hand
508(12)
Forty-Three A House on Fire
520(13)
Forty-Four Rising Sun
533(9)
Forty-Five Mounting the Seat
542(17)
PART FIVE The President
Forty-Six The Place of Execution
559(15)
Forty-Seven Acting the Presidency
574(12)
Forty-Eight The Cares of Office
586(9)
Forty-Nine Rays of Genius
595(13)
Fifty The Traveling Presidency
608(10)
Fifty-One The State of the President
618(11)
Fifty-Two Capital Matters
629(13)
Fifty-Three Southern Exposure
642(14)
Fifty-Four Running into Extremes
656(13)
Fifty-Five A Tissue of Machinations
669(15)
Fifty-Six Citizen Genet
684(16)
Fifty-Seven Bring Out Your Dead
700(11)
Fifty-Eight Hercules in the Field
711(12)
Fifty-Nine Crowns and Coronets
723(6)
Sixty Mad Dog
729(11)
Sixty-One The Colossus of the People
740(12)
Sixty-Two The Master of Farewells
752(12)
Sixty-Three Exiting the Stage
764(11)
PART SIX The Legend
Sixty-Four Samson and Solomon
775(17)
Sixty-Five A Mind on the Stretch
792(7)
Sixty-Six Freedom
799(6)
Sixty-Seven Homecoming
805(14)
Acknowledgments
819(4)
Notes
823(36)
Bibliography
859(14)
Books
859(5)
Articles
864(9)
Index 873