Fb2 The Creation of the American Republic, 1776-1787 ePub
by Gordon S. Wood
|Author:||Gordon S. Wood|
|Publisher:||University of North Carolina Press; unknown edition (April 6, 1998)|
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Gordon S. Wood is Alva O. Way University Professor and Professor of History at Brown University. Undoubtedly one of the most influential historians of the past half century, Gordon Wood makes his debut with this great work of history
Gordon S. Undoubtedly one of the most influential historians of the past half century, Gordon Wood makes his debut with this great work of history. Creation won the Bancroft prize, awarded annually for the study of American history, in 1970 and remains one of the great histories of post-colonial America. This is a complex history. First, the American colonists had to find common ground, across thirteen very different colonies, to fight a grueling, draining war against the vast power of Great Britain.
During the decade between 1776 and 1787, American political thinking underwent a fundamental transformation
During the decade between 1776 and 1787, American political thinking underwent a fundamental transformation. In this perceptive study of the crucial Revolutionary era, Gordon S. Wood shows how the founders of the Republic rethought the basically classical political attitudes that had led them into the Revolution and how they came to grips with the fundamental issues of government. Издательство: W. W. Norton & Company.
Gordon Wood describes in rich detail the evolution of political thought from the During the Revolutionary era .
Gordon Wood describes in rich detail the evolution of political thought from the During the Revolutionary era, American political theory underwent a fundamental transformation that carried the nation out of a basically classical and medieval world of political discussion into a milieu that was recognizably modern. This classic work is a study of that transformation. Chocked full of fodder for deep debate and thesis ideas The Creation of the American Republic, 1776-1787 is a dense text that is worth reading to understand and appreciate the historical complexities and nuances of our system along with its unique place in Western thought.
One of the half dozen most important books ever written about the American Revolution. If ever a work of history merited the appellation 'modern classic,' this is surely on. William and Mary Quarterly brilliant and sweeping interpretation of political culture in the Revolutionary generation
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One of the half dozen most important books ever written about the American Revolution. During the nearly two decades since its publication, this book has set the pace, furnished benchmarks, and afforded targets for many subsequent studies. William and Mary Quarterly. Read on the Scribd mobile app.
Apparently the Americans of 1776 had not fully understood the science of politics after all. We were, at the commencement of the late war, but novices in politics, wrote Thomas Tudor Tucker of South Carolina in 1784, and it is to be wished that we may not now be too indolent to correct our mistakes.
Wood has published a number of articles and books, including The Creation of the American Republic, 1776-1787, which won the Bancroft Prize and the John H. Dunning Prize in 1970. Dunning Prize in 1970, and The Radicalism of the American Revolution, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for History and the Ralph Waldo Emerson Prize in 1993. He has won many other awards in the past five decades from organizations such as the American Historical Association, the New York Historical Society, and the Fraunces Tavern Museum. Wood is a fellow of both the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the American Philosophical Society.
Gordon Stewart Wood (born November 27, 1933) is an American historian and university professor at Brown University. His book The Creation of the American Republic, 1776–1787 (1969) won a 1970 Bancroft Prize. He is a recipient of the 1993 Pulitzer Prize for History for The Radicalism of the American Revolution (1992). In 2010, he was awarded the National Humanities Medal.