John E. Ferling

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John E. Ferling
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On May 8, 2015, Professor John Ferling at the Treasury Executive Institute teaching Treasury executives about management and the United States Revolutionary War.
Born 1940
Charleston
Nationality United States
Other names John Ferling
Occupation Historian, Author, Professor (retired 2004)
Known for American revolution historian
Awards Lifetime Achievement Award / Fraunces Tavern Book Award

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


Early life

John Ferling was born in 1940 in Charleston, West Virginia.[2] He grew up in Texas City, Texas.[2]

Education

He attended Sam Houston State University. He later received a Masters degree in history from Baylor University.[2]

Career

He taught for 39 years, mostly at the University of West Georgia. He retired from teaching to spend more time writing.[2]

Publications

  • The Ascent of George Washington: The Hidden Political Genius of an American Icon[3]
  • Almost a Miracle: The American Victory in the War of Independence[4][5]
  • The Loyalist Mind: Joseph Galloway and the American Revolution [6]
  • A Wilderness of Miseries: War and Warriors in Early America [7]
  • The First of Men: A Life of George Washington[8]
  • Struggle for a Continent: The Wars of Early America [9]
  • John Adams: A Life [10]
  • Setting the World Ablaze: Washington, Adams, Jefferson, and the American Revolution [11]
  • A Leap in the Dark: The Struggle to Create the American Republic [12]
  • Adams vs. Jefferson: The Tumultuous Election of 1800 [13]
  • Independence: The Struggle to Set America Free (published June 21, 2011)[14]
  • Jefferson and Hamilton: "The Rivalry That Forged A Nation"*[15]
  • Ferling, John E. (2015). Whirlwind: the American Revolution and the War that Won It. Bloomsbury Press. ISBN 9781620401729.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

Awards

Notes

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  3. "Amazon.com: The Ascent of George Washington: The Hidden Political Genius of an American Icon (9781596914650): John Ferling: Books". amazon.com.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
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  8. Ferling, J.E.; Societies, American Council of Learned (1988), The first of men: A life of George Washington<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  9. 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<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
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  14. "Independence: The Struggle to Set America Free: John Ferling: 9781608190089: Amazon.com: Books". amazon.com.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
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