Journals Higher Education



Published: 06 April 2018

640 Pages | 20 illustrations and 8 maps

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190652166

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Finalist, The National Book Award for Nonfiction

The Indian World of George Washington

The First President, the First Americans, and the Birth of the Nation

Colin G. Calloway

  • Finalist for the National Book Award
  • The first major biography of Washington to fully illuminate his relationship with Native Americans
  • Explores how Washington presented himself as the "great father" to Indian people while the Iroquois called him "Town Destroyer"
  • Calloway is the recognized authority in Native American studies in the Washington era