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Jeff Jeff said: "Gordon Wood has been working on this book for over 20 years and it shows. The sheer amount of insight, analysis and historical detail is spectacular. Every paragraph has a point. Every word counts.

I went to a round-table discussion recently where te...more
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Great.

Do you have the address and/or website?

I am very interested. I am interested on James Otis in particular because I am doing some writing on...more
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"I agree with Doug.

His new book, Empire and Liberty, is superb, which is to say it is up to the standards of his previous books.
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Revolutionaries by Jack N. Rakove
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"Dear Mark, Doug and others,

A promising book on the history of federalism is available April 1, 2010:

Alison l. Lacroix The Ideological Origins Of Ameri...more
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"To add to Doug’s excellent lisit:

The Civil War in toto was just searing and bloody. Antietam was like mass murder with one body piled on another. She...more
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The Creation of the American Republic, 1776-1787 by Gordon S. Wood
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The best book on the revolutionary period. This book is packed and well written. A tour do force.
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The Radicalism of the American Revolution by Gordon S. Wood
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Great book! Gordon Wood is the best.
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To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
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Classic and Southern! My mom and dad are from North Carolina and Mississippi respectively. This is a special book for me.
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21191 The Founding Fathers Group — 26 members — last activity Apr 07, 2011 05:55PM
This is a group for anybody who had read about the Founding Fathers and/or who is interested to learn about them/interested in that period of history.
19170 History Buffs United — 77 members — last activity Dec 06, 2013 06:16AM
This is for everybody who loves history! It doesn't matter what type of history; American Revolution, WWII or New World exploration, we read about it...more
1895 History of the American Revolution — 207 members — last activity Jun 29, 2014 07:46AM
Any and all books, articles, etc relating to the history of the American Revolution
30736 History of the Early American Republic — 30 members — last activity Jun 17, 2014 05:09AM
This group is dedicated to the study of and literature discussing the early American Republic. We will be discussing a wide variety of topics and idea...more
21085 United States Constitution, law and history — 103 members — last activity Jul 22, 2014 05:25PM
Dedicated to the study of the United States Constitution, history of the Constitution, and development of constitutional law, and to sharing ideas, ph...more
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