A readable, fascinating history of the early United States, Empire of Liberty describes political and social philosophies of the time and their effect on American society and events. Without directly saying so, the book makes it evident that the roots of current American thought can be traced back to that time, with often striking parallels.
Staff Pick: Empire of Liberty: A History of the Early Republic, 1798-1815 by Gordon S. Wood
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