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George Washington

The American Revolutionyours for only $2.95—plus get a FREE book!

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Drawn from letters, diaries, newspaper articles, public declarations, contemporary narratives, and private memoranda, The American Revolution brings together over 120 pieces by more than 70 participants. Read eyewitness accounts of the early battles of Lexington, Concord, and Bunker Hill; the failed American invasion of Canada; the crucial battle of Saratoga; the decisive triumph at Yorktown, and more— a unique literary panorama of the War of Independence.

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James Madison

The Debate on the Constitutionyours for only $5.95—plus get a FREE book!

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Containing hundreds of newspaper articles, pamphlets, speeches, and private letters, this important collection charts the course of the bloodless revolution that created the world’s oldest working national charter. Includes selections by Franklin, Madison, Jefferson, Washington, Patrick Henry, and many additional participants not as well known today, as well as a detailed chronology and biographical profiles.

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Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln: Speeches & Writings
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Lincoln’s addresses at Gettysburg and at his inaugurals, his presidential messages and public lectures are an essential record of the war and have forever shaped the nation’s memories of it. This masterful two-volume set collects more than 700 speeches, messages, proclamations, letters, memoranda, and fragments that enshrine Lincoln’s legacy as the greatest writer ever to occupy the White House.

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Barbara W. Tuchman

Barbara W. Tuchman’s The Guns of August and The Proud Tower yours for only $3.95—plus get a FREE book!

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Writing with a clarity, grace, and novelistic sweep rare among historians, Barbara W. Tuchman fused rigorous scholarship with elegant literary art. Her Pulitzer Prize-winning The Guns of August offers a majestic chronicle of the crucial first weeks of World War I. The Proud Tower collects eight essays on topics and events that collectively set the stage for the cataclysm of 1914, from the Dreyfus affair to the rise of American imperialism.

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