Don Higginbotham

Don Higginbotham (May 22, 1931 – June 22, 2008) was an American historian and Dowd Professor of History and Peace, War, and Defense at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. A leading scholar of George Washington, he was a pioneering practitioner of the “new” military history and an expert on colonial and revolutionary America and the early national United States. He served twice (1975–76 and 1998–99) as visiting professor of history at the United States Military Academy.

Books in order of publication:

Atlas of the American Revolution – 1976

Reconsiderations On The Revolutionary War: Selected Essays – 1978

Daniel Morgan: Revolutionary Rifleman – 1979

The War of American Independence: Military Attitudes, Policies, and Practice, 1763-1789 – 1983

George Washington and the American Military Tradition – 1985

War And Society In Revolutionary America: The Wider Dimensions Of Conflict – 1988

George Washington Reconsidered – 2001

George Washington: Uniting A Nation – 2002

George Washington Remembers: Reflections on the French and Indian War – 2004

Revolution in America: Considerations and Comparisons – 2005

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