History

5161 posts

Hamilton, Adams, Jefferson: The Politics of Enlightenment and the American Founding

Hamilton, Adams, Jefferson: The Politics of Enlightenment and the American Founding
by Darren Staloff
Hill and Wang, 432 pp.
CLR [rating:4]

Elusive Dreams and Untried Schemes

Study of the American founding fathers has become a hothouse industry. The capacity of the American reading public to absorb volume after volume on Washington, Adams, Jefferson, Hamilton, Franklin, Madison, and others, has no limits in sight. We seem to think that if we could truly understand the founders, even across the yawning divide of more than two centuries, we would better understand our nation and ourselves. That view has become an unchallengeable item of faith, and the bestseller lists

Horace Greeley: Champion of American Freedom byRobert C. Williams

Horace Greeley: Champion of American Freedom
by Robert C. Williams
New York University Press, 411 pp.
CLR [rating:3]

The Man In The White Coat

orace Greeley is a familiar name, but how much do today’s Americans know about him? Most of us remember that he was an editor; that he said “Go west, young man!” What else? Much else, indeed.

Greeley was a poor boy, born in New Hampshire in 1811, who went to New York City as a young printer and at twenty-one put out his first newspaper. Soon he had founded a weekly–the first New Yorker–but it was his daily New York Tribune, launched in 1841 when he was thirty, that made him America’s most famous editor. By 1848 Greeley was in Congress, just briefly, appointed to fill the f

Hamilton, Adams, Jefferson: The Politics of Enlightenment and the American Founding

Hamilton, Adams, Jefferson: The Politics of Enlightenment and the American Founding
by Darren Staloff
Hill and Wang, 432 pp.
CLR [rating:4]

Elusive Dreams and Untried Schemes

Study of the American founding fathers has become a hothouse industry. The capacity of the American reading public to absorb volume after volume on Washington, Adams, Jefferson, Hamilton, Franklin, Madison, and others, has no limits in sight. We seem to think that if we could truly understand the founders, even across the yawning divide of more than two centuries, we would better understand our nation and ourselves. That view has become an unchallengeable item of faith, and the bestseller lists

Hamilton, Adams, Jefferson: The Politics of Enlightenment and the American Founding

Hamilton, Adams, Jefferson: The Politics of Enlightenment and the American Founding
by Darren Staloff
Hill and Wang, 432 pp.
CLR [rating:4]

Elusive Dreams and Untried Schemes

Study of the American founding fathers has become a hothouse industry. The capacity of the American reading public to absorb volume after volume on Washington, Adams, Jefferson, Hamilton, Franklin, Madison, and others, has no limits in sight. We seem to think that if we could truly understand the founders, even across the yawning divide of more than two centuries, we would better understand our nation and ourselves. That view has become an unchallengeable item of faith, and the bestseller lists

Horace Greeley: Champion of American Freedom byRobert C. Williams

Horace Greeley: Champion of American Freedom
by Robert C. Williams
New York University Press, 411 pp.
CLR [rating:3]

The Man In The White Coat

orace Greeley is a familiar name, but how much do today’s Americans know about him? Most of us remember that he was an editor; that he said “Go west, young man!” What else? Much else, indeed.

Greeley was a poor boy, born in New Hampshire in 1811, who went to New York City as a young printer and at twenty-one put out his first newspaper. Soon he had founded a weekly–the first New Yorker–but it was his daily New York Tribune, launched in 1841 when he was thirty, that made him America’s most famous editor. By 1848 Greeley was in Congress, just briefly, appointed to fill the f

Hamilton, Adams, Jefferson: The Politics of Enlightenment and the American Founding

Hamilton, Adams, Jefferson: The Politics of Enlightenment and the American Founding
by Darren Staloff
Hill and Wang, 432 pp.
CLR [rating:4]

Elusive Dreams and Untried Schemes

Study of the American founding fathers has become a hothouse industry. The capacity of the American reading public to absorb volume after volume on Washington, Adams, Jefferson, Hamilton, Franklin, Madison, and others, has no limits in sight. We seem to think that if we could truly understand the founders, even across the yawning divide of more than two centuries, we would better understand our nation and ourselves. That view has become an unchallengeable item of faith, and the bestseller lists

Hamilton, Adams, Jefferson: The Politics of Enlightenment and the American Founding

Hamilton, Adams, Jefferson: The Politics of Enlightenment and the American Founding
by Darren Staloff
Hill and Wang, 432 pp.
CLR [rating:4]

Elusive Dreams and Untried Schemes

Study of the American founding fathers has become a hothouse industry. The capacity of the American reading public to absorb volume after volume on Washington, Adams, Jefferson, Hamilton, Franklin, Madison, and others, has no limits in sight. We seem to think that if we could truly understand the founders, even across the yawning divide of more than two centuries, we would better understand our nation and ourselves. That view has become an unchallengeable item of faith, and the bestseller lists

Horace Greeley: Champion of American Freedom byRobert C. Williams

Horace Greeley: Champion of American Freedom
by Robert C. Williams
New York University Press, 411 pp.
CLR [rating:3]

The Man In The White Coat

orace Greeley is a familiar name, but how much do today’s Americans know about him? Most of us remember that he was an editor; that he said “Go west, young man!” What else? Much else, indeed.

Greeley was a poor boy, born in New Hampshire in 1811, who went to New York City as a young printer and at twenty-one put out his first newspaper. Soon he had founded a weekly–the first New Yorker–but it was his daily New York Tribune, launched in 1841 when he was thirty, that made him America’s most famous editor. By 1848 Greeley was in Congress, just briefly, appointed to fill the f

Hamilton, Adams, Jefferson: The Politics of Enlightenment and the American Founding

Hamilton, Adams, Jefferson: The Politics of Enlightenment and the American Founding
by Darren Staloff
Hill and Wang, 432 pp.
CLR [rating:4]

Elusive Dreams and Untried Schemes

Study of the American founding fathers has become a hothouse industry. The capacity of the American reading public to absorb volume after volume on Washington, Adams, Jefferson, Hamilton, Franklin, Madison, and others, has no limits in sight. We seem to think that if we could truly understand the founders, even across the yawning divide of more than two centuries, we would better understand our nation and ourselves. That view has become an unchallengeable item of faith, and the bestseller lists

Horace Greeley: Champion of American Freedom byRobert C. Williams

Horace Greeley: Champion of American Freedom
by Robert C. Williams
New York University Press, 411 pp.
CLR [rating:3]

The Man In The White Coat

orace Greeley is a familiar name, but how much do today’s Americans know about him? Most of us remember that he was an editor; that he said “Go west, young man!” What else? Much else, indeed.

Greeley was a poor boy, born in New Hampshire in 1811, who went to New York City as a young printer and at twenty-one put out his first newspaper. Soon he had founded a weekly–the first New Yorker–but it was his daily New York Tribune, launched in 1841 when he was thirty, that made him America’s most famous editor. By 1848 Greeley was in Congress, just briefly, appointed to fill the f

Hamilton, Adams, Jefferson: The Politics of Enlightenment and the American Founding

Hamilton, Adams, Jefferson: The Politics of Enlightenment and the American Founding
by Darren Staloff
Hill and Wang, 432 pp.
CLR [rating:4]

Elusive Dreams and Untried Schemes

Study of the American founding fathers has become a hothouse industry. The capacity of the American reading public to absorb volume after volume on Washington, Adams, Jefferson, Hamilton, Franklin, Madison, and others, has no limits in sight. We seem to think that if we could truly understand the founders, even across the yawning divide of more than two centuries, we would better understand our nation and ourselves. That view has become an unchallengeable item of faith, and the bestseller lists

Hamilton, Adams, Jefferson: The Politics of Enlightenment and the American Founding

Hamilton, Adams, Jefferson: The Politics of Enlightenment and the American Founding
by Darren Staloff
Hill and Wang, 432 pp.
CLR [rating:4]

Elusive Dreams and Untried Schemes

Study of the American founding fathers has become a hothouse industry. The capacity of the American reading public to absorb volume after volume on Washington, Adams, Jefferson, Hamilton, Franklin, Madison, and others, has no limits in sight. We seem to think that if we could truly understand the founders, even across the yawning divide of more than two centuries, we would better understand our nation and ourselves. That view has become an unchallengeable item of faith, and the bestseller lists

Horace Greeley: Champion of American Freedom byRobert C. Williams

Horace Greeley: Champion of American Freedom
by Robert C. Williams
New York University Press, 411 pp.
CLR [rating:3]

The Man In The White Coat

orace Greeley is a familiar name, but how much do today’s Americans know about him? Most of us remember that he was an editor; that he said “Go west, young man!” What else? Much else, indeed.

Greeley was a poor boy, born in New Hampshire in 1811, who went to New York City as a young printer and at twenty-one put out his first newspaper. Soon he had founded a weekly–the first New Yorker–but it was his daily New York Tribune, launched in 1841 when he was thirty, that made him America’s most famous editor. By 1848 Greeley was in Congress, just briefly, appointed to fill the f

Hamilton, Adams, Jefferson: The Politics of Enlightenment and the American Founding

Hamilton, Adams, Jefferson: The Politics of Enlightenment and the American Founding
by Darren Staloff
Hill and Wang, 432 pp.
CLR [rating:4]

Elusive Dreams and Untried Schemes

Study of the American founding fathers has become a hothouse industry. The capacity of the American reading public to absorb volume after volume on Washington, Adams, Jefferson, Hamilton, Franklin, Madison, and others, has no limits in sight. We seem to think that if we could truly understand the founders, even across the yawning divide of more than two centuries, we would better understand our nation and ourselves. That view has become an unchallengeable item of faith, and the bestseller lists

Horace Greeley: Champion of American Freedom byRobert C. Williams

Horace Greeley: Champion of American Freedom
by Robert C. Williams
New York University Press, 411 pp.
CLR [rating:3]

The Man In The White Coat

orace Greeley is a familiar name, but how much do today’s Americans know about him? Most of us remember that he was an editor; that he said “Go west, young man!” What else? Much else, indeed.

Greeley was a poor boy, born in New Hampshire in 1811, who went to New York City as a young printer and at twenty-one put out his first newspaper. Soon he had founded a weekly–the first New Yorker–but it was his daily New York Tribune, launched in 1841 when he was thirty, that made him America’s most famous editor. By 1848 Greeley was in Congress, just briefly, appointed to fill the f