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This is an excellent book. The approach relies on the interaction of ecological and soco-economic history. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Evan Hall
Roger G. Kennedy examines the steps that were taken by Thomas Jefferson to secure the Louisiana Territory from Spanish acquisition. MR. Read morePublished on March 1, 2007 by R. DelParto
If you want a good book regarding the Founders and slavery, look to Paul Finkelman's Slavery and the Founders, not this disappointing mess. Read morePublished on June 6, 2005 by Liberty and Union
The truth comes out sooner or later, we hope. Here the record speaks for itself, deflating the strains of Yankee Doodle with some 'historical materialist' analysis of the facts of... Read morePublished on September 25, 2004 by John C. Landon
Roger G.Kennedy is a man on a mission: to embellish, lie and slander Thomas Jefferson. Kennedy is the typical modern biographer,always ready to destroy another one of America's... Read morePublished on June 10, 2004 by G. F Gori
Roger Kennedy has written a great book. Thomas Jefferson's Cause was truly lost because the planters and slavers whom he represented continued to use up people and land until they... Read morePublished on October 4, 2003
Don't believe reviewers who rachet this book down on grounds of its being "revisionist history." Sometimes the truth hurts, especially when one of the Founding Fathers is shown to... Read morePublished on July 28, 2003 by S. J. Snyder
The author fails to see things with the eyes of the generation about which he is writing. That makes for bad history, merely the out-of-context attachment of situations, strung... Read morePublished on March 14, 2003