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The Idea of America free pdf 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.

About Gordon S. Wood

Gordon S. Wood is the Alva O. Way University Professor Emeritus at Brown University. His 1969 book, "The Creation of the American Republic, 1776-1787," received the Bancroft and John H. Dunning prizes and was nominated for the National Book Award. His 1992 book, "The Radicalism of the American Revolution," won the Pulitzer Prize and the Emerson Prize. His 2009 book, "Empire of Liberty: A History of the Early Republic, 1789-1815," won the New-York Historical Society Prize in American History. In 2011 Wood was awarded a National Humanities Medal byPresident Obama. Wood contributes regularly to the "New Republic "and the "New York Review of Books.""

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Author : Gordon S. Wood
Publisher : Penguin Press
Data Published : 01 May 2011
ISBN : 1594202907
EAN : 9781594202902
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 400 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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