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“Nicely crafted, the book will appeal to hard-core Ness fans and true-crime freaks.”

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In his timely and necessary The Third Reconstruction, Peniel Joseph has written a book with the power to engender the same consuming and transforming passion that

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“America’s Rise and Fall Among Nations is a stinging critique of America’s foreign policy establishment and its Progressive ‘ruling class’ since 1910, and Codevill

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Caroline Johnson, an artist who met Lincoln said, “Mr. President I believe God has hewn you out of rock, for this great and mighty purpose.

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“In Patriot vs. Loyalist, Si Sheppard looks at this conflict of ‘communities, even families, sundered, of neighbor turning against neighbor.’”

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“Nathaniel Philbrick has a genius for writing about pieces of history and intuiting broad themes and lessons therefrom.”

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“The Cause comes across as a special gift, the book the author most wanted to write to the reader from the great scholar.”

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“O’Donnell’s vivid writing reveals the sights, sounds, smells, and feelings of the men who do the actual fighting in wars.”

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“a truly fresh look at one of the most chronicled figures in American history. Washington literally spent his entire life learning about politics and public service . . .”

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“For students of both American government and the early history of the republic, this volume fills in a significant gap, while highlighting the political challenges faced by our very first

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“Jonathan Horn in his new book Washington’s End provides a captivating and enlightening look at Washington’s post-presidential life and the politically divided country that was par

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These days many historians would ask: Why another book about a well-known founding father, in this case a dual biography of Benjamin Franklin and George Washington?

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The main title of this massive tome comes from Thomas Paine’s Common Sense.

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“For those with an interest in American social and cultural history, this is a well-written, insightful, and incisive work that provides much to consider on a longtime controversial issue.”

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The Widow Washington represents an engaging, although not a necessarily convincing new portrait of George Washington’s mother, Mary Ball Washington.

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“Working together during a very fragile time in our nation’s history, when there were no assurances that the United States would even exist beyond the 18th century, Jefferson and Madison co

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“This political environment, in which the separation of church and state is treated as a kind of heresy rather than the real rock upon which our government stands, is what makes the timing

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The British Are Coming is history written in a grand style and manner. It leaves one anxiously awaiting the next two volumes.”

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“McCullough tells the story of these pioneer heroes in his characteristic narrative manner, which, as in his other books, combines eloquence, erudition, vividness, and remarkable insight.

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“a cautionary tale of ambition, service, and the passing down of the mantel of public service from father to son . . .”

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“One fascinating aspect of Ronald’s text is that it is written from the British perspective, rarely the case in literature about the American Revolutionary War.”

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"Frontier Rebels makes for a good read, a lost bit of American history in a greater colonial epic in need of telling."

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Some of the names of the 56 signers—our Founding Fathers—of the Declaration of Independence are well known.

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It is unfortunate and even tragic in today's society that our history is so largely unknown, mostly untaught and unlearned.

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