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By Lorri Glover

Surprisingly, no past ebook has ever explored how relatives existence formed the political careers of America’s nice Founding Fathers—men like George Mason, Patrick Henry, George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and James Madison. during this unique and intimate portrait, historian Lorri Glover brings to lifestyles the vexing, cheerful, onerous, and infrequently tragic studies of the architects of the yankee Republic who, whereas construction a kingdom, have been additionally elevating families.
The bills and outcomes for the households of those Virginia leaders have been nice, Glover discovers: the Revolution remade kin existence not less than it reinvented political associations. She describes the colonial families that nurtured destiny revolutionaries, follows the improvement of political and kinfolk values through the innovative years, and shines new mild at the notably reworked international that was once inherited by means of nineteenth-century descendants. fantastically written and replete with attention-grabbing aspect, this groundbreaking booklet is the 1st to introduce us to the founders as fathers.

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