Jacob Sherman

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The Education of John Adams

An accessible and highly recommended biography. Fans of David McCullough’s John Adams will appreciate the nuanced insights into Adams’s beliefs offered here

Exercise of Power: American Failures, Successes, and a New Path Forward in the Post–Cold War World

This important work dives deep into the past three decades of American foreign policy to provide a realistic picture of how key policy decisions were crafted. Highly recommended for those wanting an examination of America’s role within the global community.
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Lincoln’s First Crisis: Fort Sumter and the Betrayal of the President

Recommended for Civil War buffs and those who enjoy political intrigue.

Prophetic City: Houston on the Cusp of a Changing America

A must-read, highly recommended sociological perspective of America’s future.
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Gunpowder & Glory: The Explosive Life of Frank Brock OBE

Smee and Macrory present a well-written book that illuminates the actions on the British home front during the Great War and what it means for a soldier to sacrifice all. Highly recommended for Anglophiles and those interested in World War I history.

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George Washington, Entrepreneur: How Our Founding Father’s Private Business Pursuits Changed America and the World

Recommended for those seeking new information about a Founding Father and students of American history.

A Republic in the Ranks: Loyalty and Dissent in the Army of the Potomac

Highly recommended because of the insights on the time period, and a valuable contribution to understanding the common Civil War soldier.

City on a Hill: A History of American Exceptionalism

Van Engen has created an engrossing, highly recommended intellectual history that counters one of America’s founding myths.
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Washington’s End: The Final Years and Forgotten Struggle

An outstanding biographical work on one of America’s most prominent leaders. Highly recommended for those who want to better understand the early republic.

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