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Empire of liberty

the statecraft of Thomas Jefferson

by Robert W. Tucker

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826,
    • Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 -- Influence,
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- 1783-1815

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 337-347).

      StatementRobert W. Tucker, David C. Hendrickson.
      ContributionsHendrickson, David C.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE332.45 .T83 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 360 p. :
      Number of Pages360
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2203694M
      ISBN 100195062078
      LC Control Number89025513

        “Empire of Liberty” is the latest in the (Pulitzer, Bancroft and Parkman) prize-laden “Oxford History of the United States” series and could . : Empire of Liberty: A History of the Early Republic, (Oxford History of the United States): Ships same day or next business day! UPS shipping available (Priority Mail for AK/HI/APO/PO Boxes). Used sticker and some writing and/or highlighting. Used books may not include working access code or dust Edition: 1st Edition.

      History books. America: Empire of Liberty by David Reynolds. Wally Dalloway. Published on Sat 16 Jan EST. Serialised on Radio 4, . Gordon S. Wood begins Empire of Liberty with a summary of Washington Irving’s story of Rip Van Winkle, the legendary man who fell asleep .

      In this thoughtful and timely consideration of the nature of American power and empire, Anthony Bogues argues that America's self-presentation as the bastion of liberty is an attempt to force upon the world a single universal truth, which has the objective of . David Reynolds America, Empire of Liberty Similar books. Books similar to America, Empire of Liberty: A New History America, Empire of Liberty: A New History. by David Reynolds. avg. rating Ratings. David Reynolds award-winning ninety-episode radio series traces the story of America from its beginnings to the present day.


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Tucker and David C. Hendrickson put the myth of Thomas Jefferson under fire. Tucker and Hendrickson's central thesis is that Jefferson's statecraft wavered between two contradictory principles of liberty and by:   This book, America, Empire of Liberty, by the historian David Reynolds tells the story of American history in much the same way, though not always with the flair of Churchill.

Even so, it was a very good read and a book I would by: 2. Empire of Liberty is a gripping narrative on the first 25+ years of the United States of America, the story of how the founding fathers started the nation, how the country saw itself, and how the nation was defined through constant- sometimes suffocating -contradictions/5().

Bogues' fourth chapter discusses remaking critical thinking and recognizing our, even person's of color, myopic Western lens through which polity and policy are Empire of Liberty is a very interesting take again on the need to consider American slavery a catastrophic event not just in American history and nation building, but a world changing event whose affect effected had /5.

Empire of Liberty: A History of the Early Republic, (Oxford History of the Empire of liberty book States Book 4) - Kindle edition by Wood, Gordon S. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets/5(). 'Empire' and 'liberty' are terms frequently invoked at the beginning and end of chapters, but rarely are they put in context.

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Read more Read less click to open popoverCited by: 1. Empire and Liberty brings together two epic subjects in American history: the story of the struggle to end slavery that reached a violent climax in the Civil War, and the story of the westward expansion of the United States.

This book, America, Empire of Liberty, by the historian David Reynolds tells the story of American history in much the same way, though not always with the flair of Churchill. Even so, it was a very good read and a book I would recommend/5(33). A BOOK OF TWO HALVES Despite being billed as the best one-volume history of the United States in recent times, "America: Empire of Liberty" is a remarkably uneven book.

Reynolds starts off well with a reminder of pre Native Americans achievements and a caustic look at the Columbus myth/5. Empire of Liberty: A History of the Early Republic, (Oxford History of the United States series) by Gordon S. Wood. The Oxford History of the United States is by far the most respected multi-volume history of our nation.

Empire of Liberty: A History of the Early Republic, by Gordon S. Wood did not disappoint. It's a long book that covers a short, but intense period of United States History.

From the time the U.S. Constitution took effect to the end of the War of saw a massive amount of change and political discord/5(). Still, with a new generation emerging bymost Americans were confident and optimistic about the future of their country.

Named a New York Times Notable Book, Empire of Liberty offers a marvelous account of this pivotal era when America took its first unsteady steps as a new and rapidly expanding nation.

Named a New York Times Notable Book, Empire of Liberty offers a marvelous account of this pivotal era when America took its first unsteady steps as a new and rapidly expanding nation.

in Biography & Autobiography. America, Empire of Liberty: A New History is a book on the history of the United States by author David Reynolds published in the United Kingdom in January by Penguin and in the United States in October Reception.

Max Hastings reviewing the book for The Times said "Journalism takes over from history in the last pages of the book. But Home station: BBC Radio 4. In Empire of Liberty, co-authors Robert Tucker and David Hendrickson tackle the legacy of two terms worth of Thomas Jefferson’s foreign policy At the heart of Reviews: 1.

Grand in scope and a landmark achievement of scholarship, Empire of Liberty is a tour de force, the culmination of a lifetime of brilliant thinking and writing."—The New York Times Book Review "Empire of Liberty will rightly take its place among the authoritative volumes in this important and influential series."—The Washington Post4/4(53).

Still, with a new generation emerging bymost Americans were confident and optimistic about the future of their country. Named a New York Times Notable Book, Empire of Liberty offers a 4/5(12). This new, personal interpretation of American history - on the themes of Empire, Liberty and Faith - is David Reynolds' definitive work on the story begins in the eighteenth century, with an extended struggle among the rival empires of France, Britain and Spain for predominance in North America, which Britain eventually wins in the 'first world war' of /5(1).

In an influential essay, “Thomas Jefferson’s ’Empire of Liberty’” (The Virginia Quarterly Review), the historian Julian P. Boyd traced the development of this expansionist vision in.Empire of Liberty is a book that anyone interested in US History should read because it's a deep dive into an important, transformative period in our History and explains how we became who we are, how we developed our national character.

The decision to rate Empire of Liberty five stars was an easy one and I heartily recommend it/5().Empire for Liberty sweeps the field."—Andrew J. Bacevich, author of The Limits of Power: The End of American Exceptionalism "This is a superb book about a timely subject.

Immerman tackles the idea of empire, a concept that Americans have preferred not to talk about and historians have shied away from.