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On July 22, 2015 Library fellow Bruce Ragsdale will discuss the results of his research topic, "George Washington at the Plow: Agriculture and Leadership in the Age of 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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