7 history books worth checking out in 2011

Keep your eyes out for these new titles fit for both presidents and kings.

1. George Washington’s First War, by David A. Clary

"George Washington’s First War: His Early Military Adventures," by David A. Clary (Simon & Schuster, 352 pp.) Military historian David A. Clary tells the story of how Washington – who spent his adolescence as a foot soldier engaged in frontier warfare – grew into the supreme commander of the American Revolution. (January)

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