Next to Washington, Lee was arguably the most important American leader in the war against the British. Drawing on original manuscripts--many overlooked or ignored by contemporary historians--Unger paints a powerful portrait of a towering figure in the American Revolution.
Tag - Founding Fathers
This week’s edition of Coffee & Markets features a discussion with Mark David Hall. Hall, Pejman Yousefzadeh and I discuss the book – coauthored with Dr. Gary L. Gregg II – America’s Forgotten Founders which covers the members of the founding generation that many American’s are not familiar with or who have faded into history. Men like James Wilson, George Mason, Gouverneur Morris, John Jay, Roger Sherman, John Marshall, John Dickinson, Thomas Paine...
Brookhiser writes popular history as it should be: learned and insightful but not exhausting; with sharp writing not afraid to offer an opinion but not polemical for the sake of scoring points; with prose that is clear and a joy to read.