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John E. Ferling
John E. Ferling
Ferling in 2015
Born 1940 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 (born 1940) is a professor emeritus of history at the University of West Georgia. As a leading historian in the American Revolution and founding era, he has appeared in television documentaries on PBS, the History Channel, C-SPAN , and the Book TV Learning Channel. 
John Ferling was born in 1940 in
Charleston, West Virginia. Ferling grew up in  Texas City, Texas. Ferling attended Sam Houston State University, and later received a master's degree in history from  Baylor University. . He earned his Ph.D. in history from West Virginia University in 1971.  John Ferling taught for 39 years, mostly at the  University of West Georgia. Ferling retired from teaching to spend more time writing. 
External video Presentation by Ferling on , Setting the World Ablaze, June 18, 2001 C-SPAN , Booknotes interview with Ferling on Adams vs. Jefferson: The Tumultuous Election of 1800, October 3, 2004 C-SPAN Presentation by Ferling on , Almost a Miracle, September 27, 2007 C-SPAN Presentation by Ferling on , Independence, July 27, 2011 C-SPAN Presentation by Ferling on , Jefferson and Hamilton, October 9, 2013 C-SPAN Presentation by Ferling on , Whirlwind, May 4, 2015 C-SPAN Presentation by Ferling on , Apostles of Revolution, May 30, 2018 C-SPAN , Q&A interview with Ferling on Apostles of Revolution, August 19, 2018 C-SPAN
The Ascent of George Washington: The Hidden Political Genius of an American Icon 
Almost a Miracle: The American Victory in the War of Independence  
The Loyalist Mind: Joseph Galloway and the American Revolution 
A Wilderness of Miseries: War and Warriors in Early America 
The First of Men: A Life of George Washington 
Struggle for a Continent: The Wars of Early America 
John Adams: A Life 
Setting the World Ablaze: Washington, Adams, Jefferson, and the American Revolution 
A Leap in the Dark: The Struggle to Create the American Republic 
Adams vs. Jefferson: The Tumultuous Election of 1800 
Independence: The Struggle to Set America Free (published June 21, 2011) 
Jefferson and Hamilton: "The Rivalry That Forged A Nation"* 
Whirlwind: the American Revolution and the War that Won It. Bloomsbury Press. 2015. ISBN . 9781620401729 Apostles of Revolution: Jefferson, Paine, Monroe, and the Struggle Against the Old Order in America and Europe. 2018. ISBN . 9781632862099
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Professor Emeritus Receives NYC Prize. University of West Georgia (April 13, 2009)
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Ferling, J.E. (2007), , Oxford University Press, Almost a miracle: the American victory in the War of Independence ISBN , 9780195181210 OCLC 85898929 , retrieved 2009
"Almost A Miracle". oup.com.
Ferling, J. E. (1977). The Loyalist Mind: Joseph Galloway and the American Revolution. Pennsylvania State University Press. ISBN . 0271005149 OCLC 3088790.
Ferling, J.E. (1980). . Greenwood Press. A wilderness of miseries: war and warriors in early America ISBN . 031322093X OCLC 5706410.
Ferling, J.E.; Societies, American Council of Learned (1988), The first of men: A life of George Washington
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
Ferling, J. (1992), John Adams: a life, Univ. of Tennessee Press, ISBN , 0870497308 OCLC 243731777
Ferling, J.E. (2000). . Oxford University Press. Setting the World Ablaze: Washington, Adams, Jefferson, and the American Revolution ISBN . 0195134095 OCLC 43118302.
Ferling, J.E. (2003), , A leap in the dark: the struggle to create the American republic ISBN , 0195159241 OCLC 51511252 , retrieved 2009
Ferling, J.E. (2004), , Adams vs. Jefferson: the tumultuous election of 1800 ISBN , 0195167716 OCLC 54959849
"Independence: The Struggle to Set America Free: John Ferling: 9781608190089: Amazon.com: Books". amazon.com.
Ferling, John E. (2013). Jefferson and Hamilton: "The Rivalry That Forged A Nation". Bloomsbury Press. ISBN . 9781608195282 OCLC 826322983.