I read this book after reading Wood's outstanding "Empire of Liberty" so I. .
I read this book after reading Wood's outstanding "Empire of Liberty" so I will compare it with that. Mr. Wood also delves deeply into the psyche of post-colonial Americans, and has a true historian's grasp on the 18th century mind-set. Gordon Wood's premise in this work is simple and concise and it is can be summed up by saying that given the ical mind-set of 18th century Europeans, the Republicanism that the American Revolution instilled and promulgated for all white males (not just property owners) was truly radical and revolutionary for its time.
Gordon Stewart Wood (born November 27, 1933) is an American historian and university professor at Brown University. He is a recipient of the 1993 Pulitzer Prize for History for The Radicalism of the American Revolution (1992)
Gordon Stewart Wood (born November 27, 1933) is an American historian and university professor at Brown University. He is a recipient of the 1993 Pulitzer Prize for History for The Radicalism of the American Revolution (1992). His book The Creation of the American Republic, 1776–1787 (1969) won a 1970 Bancroft Prize. In 2010, he was awarded the National Humanities Medal.
Includes bibliographical references and indexes. Between the time the first European settlers established a colony at Jamestown in 1607 through the signing of the Declaration of Independence, the outlines of America's distinctive political culture, economic system, social life, and cultural patterns had begun to emerge. This encyclopedia captures it all: the people, institutions, ideas, events, and the creation of the first three hundred years of American history
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Benjamin Woods Labaree, Colonial Massachusetts: a history (1979) . Anne Mackin, Americans and their land: the house built on abundance (University of Michigan Press, 2006) p 29. ^ a b c d e f James Ciment, ed. Colonial America: An Encyclopedia of Social, Political, Cultural, and Economic History, 2005. James Truslow Adams, The founding of New England (1921) pp 398–431 online. John Andrew Doyle, English Colonies in America: Volume IV The Middle Colonies (1907) online. New Englanders wrote journals, pamphlets, books and especially sermons-more than all of the other colonies combined.
Traditionally, when we tell the story of Colonial America, we are talking about the English colonies along the Eastern seaboard.
Gordon S. Wood is more than an American historian . He is almost an American institution. Of all the many teachers and writers of history in this Republic, few are held in such high esteem. Wood’s latest book is a collection of 11 essays, along with an introduction and conclusion, that encompass his entire career. It reveals more of the author than any of his other work and creates the opportunity for an overall assessment of his achievement.
Gordon Wood has written an immensely important book that deserves a wide readership among scholars and . Wood's erudition is legendary, and in this authoritative history of the early United States, he has produced a classic.
Gordon Wood has written an immensely important book that deserves a wide readership among scholars and anyone interested in American history. The book will certainly influence how future historians write about the triumphs and tragedies of the early republic. -The Providence Journal-Bulletin. Deftly written and lucidly argues, it teems with insights that coax us to see the nation's beginnings in a new wa. Cleveland Plain Dealer interpretive wisdom.
Professor Emeritus of History. My book, Revolutionary Characters: What Made the Founders Different, will be published in May 2006. Gordon S. Wood is Alva O. Way University Professor and Professor of History Emeritus at Brown University. degree from Tufts University and his P. from Harvard University. He taught at Harvard University and the University of Michigan before joining the faculty at Brown in 1969. I am currently completing a volume in the Oxford History of the United States dealing with the period of the early Republic, 1789-1815.