The Idea of America

The Idea of America

Reflections on the Birth of the United States

Book - 2011
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A Pulitzer Prize-winning historian of the American Revolution explains why it remains the most significant event in our history. In a series of essays, Wood explores the ideological origins of the revolution--from ancient Rome to the European Enlightenment--and the founders' attempts to forge an American democracy.
Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, 2011
Characteristics: 385 p. ; 25 cm
ISBN: 9781594202902
Call Number: 973.3 WOOD


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