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- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99
?Fascinating...Gelles has provided a balanced portrait, and her mastery of the period?s issues and history is evident on every page. Her treatment of the family... [is] written with understanding and sensitivity... But it is her strength as a feminist historian that makes her treatment of Abigail the most gripping... masterful and captivating.? ?... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 15.95
The Pulitzer Prize?winning, best-selling author of Founding Brothers and His Excellency brings America?s preeminent first couple to life in a moving and illuminating narrative that sweeps through the American Revolution and the republic?s tenuous early years. John and Abigail Adams left an indelible and remarkably preserved portrait of their lives... more...
- HarperCollins 2011; US$ 20.99
?Lengel?s Washington is the archetypal American soldier?an amateur citizen in arms who struggles to learn an unfamiliar and demanding craft on the job....Outstanding.? ? Publishers Weekly (starred review) on The Glorious Struggle Editor-in-Chief of the Washington Papers Project Edward G. Lengel delivers an entertaining and erudite history of America's... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 221.95
?A marvelous collection of authoritative and well-written essays on nearly every aspect of Jefferson?s life and legacy. Compiling and editing the works of such a variety of scholars is no easy task, and Frank D. Cogliano deserves the highest praise.? ? Gordon S. Wood, Brown University ?No American president cared more about posterity?s judgment... more...
- Regnery Publishing 2006; US$ 29.95
Fateful turns, choices and escapes from certain death dominate this captivating story of the most compelling figures of the Revolutionary War. When General George Washington appointed Benedict Arnold military commander of the Philadelphia region, military historian Palmer argues, he was not only making one of the worst personnel decisions of his career,... more...
- Savas Publishing 2014; US$ 24.95
This is the initial volume of a comprehensive history that traces the "Presidential line" of the Washingtons. Volume one begins with the immigrant John Washington who settled in Westmoreland Co., Va., in 1657, married Anne Pope, and was the great-grandfather of President George Washington. This volume continues the story of John and Annes... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2003; US$ 18.00
The Letters of John and Abigail Adams provides an insightful record of American life before, during, and after the Revolution; the letters also reveal the intellectually and emotionally fulfilling relationship between John and Abigail that lasted fifty-four years and withstood historical upheavals, long periods apart, and personal tragedies. Covering... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2004; US$ 16.00
National Bestseller To this landmark biography of our first president, Joseph J. Ellis brings the exacting scholarship, shrewd analysis, and lyric prose that have made him one of the premier historians of the Revolutionary era. Training his lens on a figure who sometimes seems as remote as his effigy on Mount Rushmore, Ellis assesses George... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2005; US$ 18.00
Much has been written in the past two centuries about George Washington the statesman and ?father of his country.? Less often discussed is Washington?s military career, including his exploits as a young officer and his performance as the Revolutionary War commander in chief. Now, in a revealing work of historical biography, Edward Lengel has written... more...