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A Leap in the Dark: The Struggle to Create the American Republic

John Ferling - Political Science - 2003 - 576 pages
It was an age of fascinating leaders and difficult choices, of grand ideas eloquently expressed and of epic conflicts bitterly fought. Now comes a brilliant portrait of the ...
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Almost a Miracle: The American Victory in the War of Independence

John Ferling - History - 2007 - 704 pages
In this gripping chronicle of America's struggle for independence, award-winning historian John Ferling transports readers to the grim realities of that war, capturing an eight ...
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John Adams: A Life

John Ferling - Political Science - 2010 - 544 pages
John Ferling has nearly forty years of experience as a historian of early America. The author of acclaimed histories such as A Leap into the Dark and Almost a Miracle, he has ...
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The First of Men: A Life of George Washington

John E. Ferling - Political Science - 2010 - 616 pages
Written by John Ferling, one of America's leading historians of the Revolutionary era, The First of Men offers an illuminating portrait of George Washington's life, with ...
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Adams vs. Jefferson: The Tumultuous Election of 1800

John Ferling - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 288 pages
It was a contest of titans: John Adams and Thomas Jefferson, two heroes of the Revolutionary era, once intimate friends, now icy antagonists locked in a fierce battle for the ...
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Peaceable Kingdom Lost: The Paxton Boys and the Destruction of William Penn ...

Kevin Kenny - History - 2009 - 304 pages
William Penn established Pennsylvania in 1682 as a "holy experiment" in which Europeans and Indians could live together in harmony. In this book, historian Kevin Kenny explains ...
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As If an Enemy's Country: The British Occupation of Boston and the Origins ...

Richard Archer - History - 2010 - 304 pages
In the dramatic few years when colonial Americans were galvanized to resist British rule, perhaps nothing did more to foment anti-British sentiment than the armed occupation of ...
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Setting the World Ablaze : Washington, Adams, Jefferson, and the American ...

John Ferling Professor of History State University of West Georgia - Biography & Autobiography - 2000 - 428 pages
Setting the World Ablaze is the story of the three men who, perhaps more than any others, helped bring the United States into being: George Washington, John Adams, and Thomas ...
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The Glorious Cause: The American Revolution, 1763-1789

Robert Middlekauff - History - 2005 - 752 pages
The first book to appear in the illustrious Oxford History of the United States, this critically acclaimed volume--a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize--offers an unsurpassed ...
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