The Idea of America
Reflections on the Birth of the United StatesBook - 2011
A Pulitzer Prize-winning historian of the American Revolution explains why it remains the most significant event in our history. In a series of elegant and illuminating essays, Wood explores the ideological origins of the revolution--from ancient Rome to the European Enlightenment--and the founders' attempts to forge an American democracy.
Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, 2011.
Branch Call Number: 973.3/WOOD
Characteristics: 385 p. ; 25 cm.
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