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The First of Men: A Life of George Washington

John E. Ferling - History - 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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The Ascent of George Washington: The Hidden Political Genius of an American Icon

John Ferling - Biography & Autobiography - 2010 - 464 pages
A behind-the-scenes portrait of the first president reveals his formidable persuasive talents, careful display of a virtuous public image and leadership capabilities of ...
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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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Liberty! The American Revolution

Thomas Fleming - History - 2014 - 555 pages
Liberty! brings to life one of the most important and compelling stories in America’s history: the struggle for independence and the birth of the nation. New York Times ...
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America's Beginnings: The Dramatic Events that Shaped a Nation's Character

Tony J. Williams - History - 2010 - 208 pages
At a time when surveys reveal that Americans know less and less about our past, Tony Williams provides entertaining and informative descriptions of 50 of the most important and ...
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Lafayette in the Somewhat United States

Sarah Vowell - History - 2015 - 288 pages
From the bestselling author of Assassination Vacation and The Partly Cloudy Patriot, an insightful and unconventional account of George Washington’s trusted officer and friend ...
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Our Lives, Our Fortunes and Our Sacred Honor: The Forging of American ...

Richard R. Beeman - Biography & Autobiography - 2013 - 492 pages
Acclaimed historian Richard R. Beeman examines the grueling 22-month period between the meeting of the Continental Congress on September 5, 1774, and the audacious decision for ...
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