November 30, 2012
Phillips's insistence on the primacy of 1775 as “the pivotal year” creates more problems than it solves.
August 09, 2012
Alexander Tsesis's loving history of the Declaration of Independence is profoundly Lincolnian in story and premise.
July 03, 2012
In our current slough of economic despair, is it time for Americans to recognize that we should all become Hamiltonians, following the genius of our f
October 26, 2011
Richard Brookhiser saves his central argument for his final pages, and it might have been wiser to bring it out more explicitly much earlier. Madison
June 30, 2011
The most accomplished spy of the American Revolution, Edward Bancroft, was once a man whose name was known only to scholars. It took a whole century f
November 15, 2010
What John and Abigail mainly bequeathed to Americans, then, was their relationship. But while no one better illustrates how the provincial world of th