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This book is highly recommended for readers interested in both intellectual history and the American Revolution.
Before I started reading historian Gordon S. Wood's "Revolutionary Characters" I already had an appetite for some standard American history.
In his book, Wood offers succinct discussions of the Founders, their backgrounds, what they did, and, most importantly, what they thought.
Excellent information. Very well written. Educational and amusing.Published 1 month ago by L.E.M. Klinkers
This book was different that any other book I've read on the Founders. The author highlighted some very peculiar things about these amazing men that I've never read before. Read morePublished 3 months ago by 101Eagle
"Revolutionary Characters" is more of a teacher than a book, highlighting in the most balanced manner the common streak of excellence that characterized the Founding... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Mohammad Ashraf Chaudhry
Had a little more wear and tear than I was expecting. But did get here within 7 days of ordering it.Published 4 months ago by Cherie Cobabe
Gordon Wood is a godsend - if you want a highly readable account of the "characters" during the colonial period; this is it.Published 8 months ago by Dennis J. Curran
A great historical perspective. I learned things I had never known before about early 18th century America and was surprised at how much politics have changed yet remain the... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Daver