The age's general challenge to American ideals becomes more of a genteel story of the accumulating burden of the past within the family Adams
Thanks to David McCullough, we can now build our monuments of thanks to John Adams.
John Quincy Adams set out to save the American republic and ensure his own glory at the same time.
Adams found it impossible to be an American in the most decisive sense, in the way exemplified by his great-grandfather, a way available to "good and wise men of all ages".
Brands's book may be delightful mischief, but concerning the necessity of government to be effective in its objects, he is without illusion or contrivance.
Cantor attempts to link four TV programs to the themes of globalization and the end of the nation-state
Though books can do evil as well as good, Hart concludes that the truth and beauty of great works makes ultimately for their goodness
Though the authors are prestigious professors, the book is surprisingly simplistic and often simply wrong.