New York Times Book ReviewDuring the nearly two decades since its publication, this book has set the pace, furnished benchmarks, and afforded targets for many subsequent studies. If ever a work of history merited the appellation 'modern classic,' this is surely one.
William and Mary Quarterly[A] brilliant and sweeping interpretation of political culture in the Revolutionary generation.
New England QuarterlyThis is an admirable, thoughtful, and penetrating study of one of the most important chapters in American history.
Wesley Frank Craven...Continua