|Joseph J. Ellis. extremely impolitic. Characteristically, he claimed that the version |
printed in American newspapers was a distortion of his meaning produced by a
bad translation from the Italian papers, where it originally appeared. But the ...
|In this landmark work of history, the National Book Award—winning author of American Sphinx explores how a group of greatly gifted but deeply flawed individuals–Hamilton, Burr, Jefferson, Franklin, Washington, Adams, and ...|
|A fresh look at this astute, likably quirky statesman, by the author of the Pulitzer Award-winning Founding Brothers and the National Book Award winning American Sphinx.|
|Portraits of Charles Willson Peale, Hugh Henry Brackenridge, William Dunlap, and Noah Webster provide a perspective on the role of culture in post-Revolutionary America, both its high expectations and its frustrations.|