Glen Edward Taul

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They Knew They Were Pilgrims: Plymouth Colony and the Contest for American Liberty

This history of the Pilgrim’s story will be accessible to general readers and scholars alike. Using underutilized primary sources, Turner weaves a fresh history of the Plymouth Colony with an expanded cast of characters.
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Franklin & Washington: The Founding Partnership

A well-written account for readers interested in two key figures of the American Revolution. Based on primary and secondary sources, this well-researched work tells the story of a significant relationship of the era.
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The Puritans: A Transatlantic History

An excellent study for specialists of religious and political history of 16th- and 17th-century England, Scotland, and America. However, general readers might find this less rewarding, in part owing to the dense writing style that unfortunately lacks a smooth narrative flow.

Sweet Taste of Liberty: A True Story of Slavery and Restitution in America

A well-researched, well-told story that also contributes to the debate about reparations. Recommended for both academic and general readers.

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The Story of Britain: A History of the Great Ages; From the Romans to the Present

Strong succeeds in making British history a page-turner for general readers in this excellent introduction to the grand sweep of British history. The incisive language and short chapters allow readers to be absorbed in the story at their own leisure.
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William Penn: A Life

Well crafted and thoroughly researched, the writing style here is more academic than narrative. Yet, for anyone desiring comprehensive knowledge of Penn's life, this is the book to read.—Glen Edward Taul, formerly with Campbellsville Univ., KY
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Rush: Revolution, Madness and the Visionary Doctor who Became a Founding Father

Based extensively on Rush's personal papers and writings, Fried's study succeeds in making a dynamic patriot accessible yet falls short in immersing our imagination in Rush's world.
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Henry Clay: The Man Who Would Be President

This well-written, interpretative account will be a must-reference for anyone interested in Clay, antebellum politics, and the early republic.
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Victorious Century: The United Kingdom, 1800–1906

Cannadine has written a quick-paced, comprehensive account of 19th-century Britain, with recommendations for further reading. For fans of the period and most history collections.

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