British historian Adam Zamoyski has drawn a portrait of Napoleon that is neither flattering nor diminishing.
Readers inspired to take a listening journey from Gioia’s historical perspective will benefit greatly from his delineation of jazz’s various forms.
James Traub has admirably captured the man inside the public figure, giving us a complex view of a typical New England grandee.
It is nice to know that there is someone as cultivated and enthusiastic about constitutional history as Professor Akhil Reed Amar.
“Yes, America might have been a nation of Christians, but that was different from being formally a Christian nation.”
In this book, Boston College historian Heather Cox Richardson explores the (d)evolution of the Republican Party from its founding in 1854 through the presidency of George W. Bush.