Public Program, Author Talk George Washington: Gentleman Warrior 27 February 2014.Thursday, 6:00PM - 7:00PM Location: Boston Public Library, Copley Square Steven Brumwell

Stephen Brumwell’s new book focuses on George Washington, the feisty young frontier officer and the tough forty-something commander of the revolutionaries’ Continental Army. It examines his long and chequered military career, tracing his evolution as a soldier, and his changing attitude to the waging of war.

Dr. Stephen Brumwell is an award-winning independent historian and journalist. He attended the University of Leeds, gaining a PhD in history and British Academy funding to research eighteenth-century North America. Brumwell's widely acclaimed books include Redcoats: The British Soldier and War in the Americas, 1755–1763; White Devil: A True Story of War, Savagery and Vengeance in Colonial America; and Paths of Glory: The Life and Death of General James Wolfe.

This event is co-sponsored by the MHS and the Boston Public Library.

To Reserve: This event is free and open to the public.