What Hath Lepore Wrought

What Hath Lepore Wrought

These Truths: A History of the United States by Jill Lepore. W. W. Norton, 2018. Hardcover, 960 pages, $40. Part Two, The People (1800–1865) Reviewed by Daniel N. Gullotta Sweeping histories of the United States by a single scholar always worry me. This is not to say...
A Desire to Win Well

A Desire to Win Well

American Honor: The Creation of the Nation’s Ideals During the Revolutionary Era by Craig Bruce Smith. University of North Carolina Press, 2018. Hardcover, 384 pages, $35. Reviewed by Daniel N. Gullotta Recent historians have found little honorable about the American...

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