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John E. Ferling
John E. Ferling
(born 1940) is a professor emeritus of history at the University of West Georgia. As a leading historian in the American Revolution and founding era, he has appeared in television documentaries on PBS, the History
History
Channel, C-SPAN
C-SPAN
Book TV, and the Learning Channel.[1]

Contents

1 Biography 2 Awards 3 Publications 4 References 5 External links

Biography[edit] Ferling was born in 1940 in Charleston, West Virginia.[2] He grew up in Texas City, Texas.[2] He attended Sam Houston State University, and later received a master's degree in history from Baylor University.[2] Ferling taught for 39 years, mostly at the University of West Georgia. He retired from teaching to spend more time writing.[2] Awards[edit]

Lifetime Achievement Award[3] Fraunces Tavern
Fraunces Tavern
Book Award Outstanding Retired Faculty[4]

Publications[edit]

The Ascent of George Washington: The Hidden Political Genius of an American Icon[5] Almost a Miracle: The American Victory in the War of Independence[6][7] The Loyalist Mind: Joseph Galloway and the American Revolution
American Revolution
[8] A Wilderness of Miseries: War and Warriors in Early America [9] The First of Men: A Life of George Washington[10] Struggle for a Continent: The Wars of Early America [11] John Adams: A Life [12] Setting the World Ablaze: Washington, Adams, Jefferson, and the American Revolution
American Revolution
[13] A Leap in the Dark: The Struggle to Create the American Republic [14] Adams vs. Jefferson: The Tumultuous Election of 1800 [15] Independence: The Struggle to Set America Free (published June 21, 2011)[16] Jefferson and Hamilton: "The Rivalry That Forged A Nation"*[17] Ferling, John E. (2015). Whirlwind: the American Revolution
American Revolution
and the War that Won It. Bloomsbury Press. ISBN 9781620401729. 

References[edit]

^ "Hooks Book Events – Interactive Author Programs – Washington, DC – Home". hooksbookevents.com.  ^ a b c d "John Ferling – Biography". johnferling.com.  ^ Professor Emeritus Receives NYC Prize. University of West Georgia (April 13, 2009) ^ "AlumniDen – Alumni Association". westga.edu.  ^ "Amazon.com: The Ascent of George Washington: The Hidden Political Genius of an American Icon (9781596914650): John Ferling: Books". amazon.com.  ^ Ferling, J.E. (2007), Almost a miracle: the American victory in the War of Independence, Oxford University Press, ISBN 9780195181210, OCLC 85898929, retrieved July 5, 2009  ^ "Almost A Miracle". oup.com.  ^ *Ferling, J. E. (1977). The Loyalist Mind: Joseph Galloway and the American Revolution. Pennsylvania State University Press. ISBN 0271005149. OCLC 3088790.  ^ Ferling, J.E. (1980). A wilderness of miseries: war and warriors in early America. Greenwood Press. ISBN 031322093X. OCLC 5706410.  ^ Ferling, J.E.; Societies, American Council of Learned (1988), The first of men: A life of George Washington  ^ Ferling, J. (1993), "Struggle for a Continent: The Wars of Early America", America's First World War: the French and Indian War, 1754–1763, Harlan Davidson  ^ Ferling, J. (1992), John Adams: a life, Univ. of Tennessee Press, ISBN 0870497308, OCLC 243731777  ^ Ferling, J.E. (2000). Setting the World Ablaze: Washington, Adams, Jefferson, and the American Revolution. Oxford University Press. ISBN 0195134095. OCLC 43118302.  ^ Ferling, J.E. (2003), A leap in the dark: the struggle to create the American republic, ISBN 0195159241, OCLC 51511252, retrieved July 5, 2009  ^ Ferling, J.E. (2004), Adams vs. Jefferson: the tumultuous election of 1800, ISBN 0195167716, OCLC 54959849  ^ "Independence: The Struggle to Set America Free: John Ferling: 9781608190089: Amazon.com: Books". amazon.com.  ^ Ferling, John E. (2013). Jefferson and Hamilton: "The Rivalry That Forged A Nation". Bloomsbury Press. ISBN 9781608195282. OCLC 826322983. 

External links[edit]

Appearances on C-SPAN

Booknotes interview with Ferling on Adams vs. Jefferson: The Tumultuous Election of 1800, October 3, 2004. In Depth interview with Ferling, July 5, 2009

Ferling discusses Almost a Miracle on September 27, 2007 at the Pritzker Military Museum & Library Official website

Authority control

WorldCat Identities VIAF: 71427522 LCCN: n79125891 ISNI: 0000 0001 0913 7087 GND: 13367097X SUDOC: 029929288 BNF: cb121450715 (data) BIBSYS: 90642851 SN

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