New York Historical Society

How Washington Won (the Revolutionary War)

October 03, 2015 | 7:00 pm | Center for the Study of America and the West

About the Event

Jeremy Black

After a series of devastating losses and retreats, General George Washington ultimately led the colonial armies to triumph over one of the most formidable imperial powers in history. Celebrated military historian Jeremy Black surveys Washington’s distinguished leadership qualities and examines the forces—both internal and external—that aided Washington in his arduous path to victory. Jeremy Black is Professor of History at University of Exeter and  a Senior Fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute. He is the author of over 100 books on war and diplomacy.


New York Historical Society

170 Central Park West
New York. NY. US. 10024


9:00 a.m. coffee and refreshments, 9:30 lecture, 10:30 Q&A, 11:00 Adjournment 

For tickets and registration information, call (212) 485-9268 or visit the program page on the NYHS Website.

Members of FPRI can purchase tickets at members’ price ($32 instead of $44) to this program. To receive the discount code, please contact Eli Gilman at (215) 732-3774 ext. 103, or by email at 


Jeremy Black

Jeremy Black - Jeremy Black, a Senior Fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute, is Professor of History at Exeter University.