1.02 – Source Notes



The March to Valley Forge by William B T Trego, courtesy of Wikipedia
  • Achenbach, Joel. The Grand Idea: George Washington’s Potomac and the Race to the West. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2004.
  • Anderson, Fred. Crucible of War: The Seven Years’ War and the Fate of Empire in British North America, 1754-1766. New York: Alfred A Knopf, 2000.
  • Brady, Patricia. Martha Washington: An American Life. New York: Penguin Books, 2006 [2005].
  • Chernow, Ron. Alexander Hamilton. New York: Penguin Press, 2004.
  • Chernow, Ron. Washington: A Life. New York: Penguin Press, 2010.
  • Ferling, John. The Ascent of George Washington: The Hidden Political Genius of an American Icon. New York, Berlin, and London: Bloomsbury Press, 2009.
  • Ferling, John. John Adams: A Life. New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010 [1992].
  • Flexner, James Thomas. Washington: The Indispensable Man. New York, Boston, and London: Little, Brown and Co, 1974 [1969].
  • Hawke, David. The Colonial Experience. Indianapolis, New York, and Kansas City: Bobbs-Merrill Co, 1966.
  • Isaac, Rhys. The Transformation of Virginia, 1740-1790. New York and London: W W Norton & Co, 1988 [1982].
  • Keyes, Nelson Beecher. Ben Franklin: An Affectionate Portrait. Garden City, NY: Hanover House, 1956.
  • Lancaster, Bruce. From Lexington to Liberty: The Story of the American Revolution. Lewis Gannett, ed. Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Co, 1955.
  • Larson, Edward J. The Return of George Washington, 1783-1789. New York: HarperCollins, 2014.
  • Markle, Donald E. The Fox and the Hound: The Birth of American Spying. New York: Fall River Press, 2014.
  • McCullough, David. John Adams. New York: Simon and Schuster, 2001.
  • Miller, John C. Origins of the American Revolution. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1965 [1943].
  • Randall, Willard Sterne. Benedict Arnold: Patriot and Traitor. New York: Barnes and Noble Books, 2003 [1990].
  • Washington, George. “General Orders, 2 July 1776.” Founders Online, National Archives, last modified December 28, 2016, http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Washington/03-05-02-0117. [Original source: The Papers of George Washington, Revolutionary War Series, vol. 5, 16 June 1776 – 12 August 1776, ed. Philander D. Chase. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1993, pp. 179–182.]
  • Washington, George. “5 April 1776, to George Mason.” Founders Online, National Archives, last modified December 28, 2016, http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Washington/02-08-02-0132. [Original source: The Papers of George Washington, Colonial Series, vol. 8, 24 June 1767 – 25 December 1771, ed. W. W. Abbot and Dorothy Twohig. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1993, pp. 177–181.]
  • Washington, George. “31 May 1775, to George William Fairfax.” Founders Online, National Archives, last modified December 28, 2016, http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Washington/02-10-02-0281. [Original source: The Papers of George Washington, Colonial Series, vol. 10, 21 March 1774 – 15 June 1775, ed. W. W. Abbot and Dorothy Twohig. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1995, pp. 367–368.]
  • Washington, George. “18 June 1775, to Martha Washington.” Founders Online, National Archives, last modified December 28, 2016, http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Washington/03-01-02-0003. [Original source: The Papers of George Washington, Revolutionary War Series, vol. 1, 16 June 1775 – 15 September 1775, ed. Philander D. Chase. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1985, pp. 3–6.]

For more information on the Revolutionary War, a few sources not used in the making of this episode are as follows:

  • Mike Duncan’s Revolutions Podcast – The second series of episodes is all about the American Revolution, and his podcast is also available on iTunes.
  • Bobrick, Benson. Angel in the Whirlwind: The Triumph of the American Revolution. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1997.
  • DuVal, Kathleen. Independence Lost: Lives on the Edge of the American Revolution. New York: Random House, 2016 [2015].
  • Middlekauff, Robert. The Glorious Cause: The American Revolution, 1763-1789. New York: Oxford University Press, 2005 [1985].
  • O’Shaughnessy, Andrew Jackson. The Men Who Lost America: British Leadership, the American Revolution, and the Fate of the Empire. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2013.
  • Savas, Theodore, and J. David Dameron. A Guide to the Battles of the American Revolution. New York: Savis Beatie, 2010 [2006].
  • Symonds, Craig L, and William J Clipson. A Battlefield Atlas of the American Revolution. Nautical & Aviation Pub. Co. Of America, 1986.
  • Taylor, Alan. American Revolutions: A Continental History, 1750-1804. New York: W W Norton & Co, 2016.

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