It took me a YEAR to read this book; no lie. A YEAR. I am largely self-educated (I have degrees, but the time I spent overseas and in other places out of traditional school I used... Read morePublished 10 months ago by JLW
This is a major work of history--of American history in particular. It lays bare important aspects of what kind of thinking (epistemological foundations) of the key players... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Jim Anthony
This book has had a place of honor on my bookshelf for many years. Wills excels at bringing a fresh perspective on historical issues, showing that old topics are still relevant to... Read morePublished on August 7, 2008 by Israel Ramirez
As is well known, or should be well known, the American Declaration of Independence is a classic 18th century Enlightenment document. Read morePublished on November 30, 2007 by Alfred Johnson
To the staff of Amazon, please correct the typo in the title of this book? The word "Independence" is listed as "Indepedence".
Garry Wills succeeds in getting the reader inside the cultural world of Thomas Jefferson and the founding fathers. Read morePublished on August 9, 2003 by T. Johnson