Biography for Empire of Liberty : A History of the Early Republic, 1789-1815

Oxford University Press

Gordon S. Wood is Alva O. Way Professor of History Emeritus at Brown University. His books include the Pulitzer Prize-winningThe Radicalism of the American Revolution, the Bancroft Prize-winning The Creation of the American Republic, 1776-1787, The Americanization of Benjamin Franklin, andThe Purpose of the Past: Reflections on the Uses of History. He writes frequently forThe New York Review of Books and The New Republic.