Foundations of the American Republic

By |2016-08-16T07:04:26-05:00July 31st, 2016|

Today’s offering in our Timeless Essay series affords readers the opportunity to join Donald Lutz as he reflects on the contributions of the Whig party to the foundations of American political thought. —W. Winston Elliott III, Publisher The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution by Bernard Bailyn (Belknap Press, 1992) The Creation of the American Republic, [...]

Foundations of the American Republic: Whig Political Theory?

By |2015-10-11T00:22:53-05:00July 16th, 2013|Tags: |

The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution, by Bernard Bailyn The Creation of the American Republic, 1776-1787, by Gordon S. Wood Bernard Bailyn and Gordon S. Wood are already regarded by professional historians as among the best of their respective generations.[1] Bailyn is credited with having significantly shifted our view of the American Revolution’s origins, and [...]

Moral and Political Foundations of the American Founding

By |2014-11-06T18:30:00-05:00August 21st, 2012|Tags: |

American Political Writing During the Founding Era: 1760-1805, compiled by Charles S. Hyneman and Donald S. Lutz. These beautifully produced volumes represent the most ambitious effort to date to remedy a significant deficiency in the literature of American political thought. As Charles S. Hyneman, the senior compiler, remarks in the Preface to these volumes, [...]