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

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

Label
Riding with George : sportsmanship and chivalry in the making of America's first president
Title
Riding with George
Title remainder
sportsmanship and chivalry in the making of America's first president
Statement of responsibility
Philip G. Smucker
Title variation
Sportsmanship and chivalry in the making of America's first president
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Smucker, Philip G
Dewey number
973.4/1092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
E312
LC item number
.S67 2017
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Washington, George
  • Washington, George
  • Presidents
  • Presidents
  • Political culture
  • Sportsmanship
  • Manners and customs
  • Political culture
  • Presidents
  • Presidents
  • Sportsmanship
  • Virginia
  • United States
  • Virginia
Label
Riding with George : sportsmanship and chivalry in the making of America's first president, Philip G. Smucker
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xviii, 362 pages
Isbn
9781613736050
Lccn
2016045667
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
  • 1587332
  • (OCoLC)989862465
  • 1582424
  • (OCoLC)ocn989862465
  • 1582424
  • 1587332
  • 1587332
Label
Riding with George : sportsmanship and chivalry in the making of America's first president, Philip G. Smucker
Publication
Copyright
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
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xviii, 362 pages
Isbn
9781613736050
Lccn
2016045667
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
  • 1587332
  • (OCoLC)989862465
  • 1582424
  • (OCoLC)ocn989862465
  • 1582424
  • 1587332
  • 1587332

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