J. L. BELL is a Massachusetts writer who specializes in (among other things) the start of the American Revolution in and around Boston. He is particularly interested in the experiences of children in 1765-75. He has published scholarly papers and popular articles for both children and adults. He was consultant for an episode of History Detectives, and contributed to a display at Minute Man National Historic Park.

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Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Washington Book Launch in Rhode Island, 18 Feb.

Gerald M. Carbone will launch his new book, Washington: Lessons in Leadership, with a talk at the Rhode Island Historical Society on Thursday, 18 February. The event is scheduled to take place at Aldrich House, 110 Benevolent Street, in Providence, from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Books will be available for purchase and signing after the presentation.

Ged Carbone wrote me:

The book is basically a biography of George Washington’s military career from his firing of the opening salvo to the Seven Years’, through the Battle of Yorktown and his stirring Newburgh Address, in which Washington saved the American Revolution from devolving into a military coup.
The book is in Palgrave Macmillan’s Great Generals Series, for which Ged has already written a book on Nathanael Greene.

1 comment:

halseanderson said...

Drool. Oh to be a fly on the wall!