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an extremely well written and detailed history lesson. i thought i understood early american history but this book took it to a new level.Published 3 months ago by paul katus
Joseph J. Ellis's "American Creation: Triumphs and Tragedies at the Founding of the Republic" is a watered down series of essays crossing the period in time from the... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Paul L.
A succinct and insightful history of a crucial period in the development of the American Empire. Very readable and well told.Published 4 months ago by Joberger
I could not put this book down because I became captured by it's presentation of this era of our country's founding. Read morePublished 6 months ago by EJS
Very readable, engaging, with a focus on the issues and personalities rather than dates, facts, and figures. I really like Professor Ellis's style. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Dr. Randal Burris
Overall I enjoyed this book as I have all the others written by the author.
I did find that his opening statements on the big failures of the early government were often... Read more