The award-winning author of Founding Brothers and The
Quartet now gives us a deeply insightful examination of the
relevance of the views of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson,
James Madison, and John Adams to some of the most divisive issues
in America today.
A rich and illuminating biography of America’s forgotten
Founding Father, the patriot physician and major general who
fomented rebellion and died heroically at the battle of Bunker Hill
on the brink of revolution
Little has been known of one of the most important figures in early
American history, Dr.
The remarkable story of John Marshall who, as chief justice,
statesman, and diplomat, played a pivotal role in the founding of
the United States.
No member of America's Founding Generation had a greater impact on
the Constitution and the Supreme Court than John Marshall, and no
one did more to preserve the delicate unity of the fledgling United
From acclaimed historian Garry Wills, author of Lincoln at
Gettysburg, a celebrated re-appraisal of the meaning and the
source of inspiration of The Declaration of Independence, based on
a reading of Jefferson's original draft document.
Inventing America upended decades of thinking about The
Declaration of Independence when it was first published in 1978 and
remains one of the most influential and important works of
scholarship about this founding document.
From the great historian of the American Revolution, New York
Times-bestselling and Pulitzer-winning Gordon Wood, comes a
majestic dual biography of two of America's most enduringly
fascinating figures, whose partnership helped birth a nation, and
whose subsequent falling out did much to fix its course.
Though he was a hero of the Revolutionary War, a prominent New
York politician, and vice president of the United States, Aaron
Burr is today best remembered as the villain who killed Alexander
Hamilton in a duel.
But as H. W. Brands demonstrates in this fascinating portrait of
one of the most compelling politicians in American history, Burr
was also a man before his time—a proponent of equality
between the sexes well over a century before women were able to
vote in the US.