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read in February, 2010
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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
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I am very interested. I am interested on James Otis in particular because I am doing some writing on
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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
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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
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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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