RaveLibrary JournalThis book complicates centuries of mainstream historiography and the narrative that the Powhatan people helped early English colonies survive ... A fascinating narrative of intrigue, shifting alliances, and betrayal. Horn\'s detailed biography properly places Opechancanough in the context of history.
Robert P. Watson
PositiveLibrary JournalWatson shows how Washington oversaw every aspect of the [capital] project: site selection, planning, building designs, and political influence ... Aside from the idealization of Washington and some prominent historians, this is an informative narrative of the contested founding of the nation\'s capital for both general readers and academics.
Edward J. Larson
PositiveLibrary JournalA well-written account for readers interested in two key figures of the American Revolution. Based on primary and secondary sources, this well-researched work tells the story of a significant relationship of the era.