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On August 19, 2015 Library fellow Michael Blaakman will discuss the results of his research topic, "Speculation Nation: Land Speculators and Land Mania in the Age of the American Revolution."
A new addition to the Washington Library’s special collections sheds light on George Washington's perspectives on the developing nation after leaving the presidency.
Nick Bunker’s An Empire on the Edge: How Britain Came to Fight America received the George Washington Book Prize.
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