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31 Mar 2020, 6:40 am
  Harlow Giles Unger, a renowned biographer of the Founding Fathers, looks at the Paine we know and the one we don’t, in his telling of the story of a man who pursued Enlightenment ideals even when those ideals ran afoul of what was socially acceptable.Site Feed [read post]
9 Feb 2019, 12:01 am by rhapsodyinbooks
As historian Harlow Giles Unger in his biography John Quincy Adams has written: Calling themselves Democrats, the new party [of Jackson followers] set out from the first to cripple John Quincy’s administration and ensure his departure after one term. [read post]
9 Feb 2019, 12:01 am by rhapsodyinbooks
As historian Harlow Giles Unger in his biography John Quincy Adams has written: Calling themselves Democrats, the new party [of Jackson followers] set out from the first to cripple John Quincy’s administration and ensure his departure after one term. [read post]
24 Jan 2019, 12:01 am by rhapsodyinbooks
Historian Harlow Giles Unger seeks to redress this great injustice in a small but significant way by bringing his story to a contemporary American audience in the book Improbable Patriot. [read post]
24 Jan 2019, 12:01 am by rhapsodyinbooks
Historian Harlow Giles Unger seeks to redress this great injustice in a small but significant way by bringing his story to a contemporary American audience in the book Improbable Patriot. [read post]
16 Dec 2018, 12:01 am by rhapsodyinbooks
As an example, Unger points out that at the time of the passage of the inflammatory Molasses Act of 1733, rum was New England’s most popular drink. [read post]
16 Dec 2018, 12:01 am by rhapsodyinbooks
As an example, Unger points out that at the time of the passage of the inflammatory Molasses Act of 1733, rum was New England’s most popular drink. [read post]
1 Mar 2018, 12:01 am by rhapsodyinbooks
Unger seeks to redress this great injustice in a small but significant way by bringing his story to a contemporary American audience. [read post]
1 Mar 2018, 12:01 am by rhapsodyinbooks
Unger seeks to redress this great injustice in a small but significant way by bringing his story to a contemporary American audience. [read post]
24 Sep 2017, 1:01 am by rhapsodyinbooks
In the excellent book John Marshall: The Chief Justice Who Saved The Union by Harlow Giles Unger, Unger takes the interesting approach of illuminating the contributions of John Marshall to the protection and preservation of the Constitution by describing the many ways in which Thomas Jefferson sought to subvert it. [read post]
24 Sep 2017, 1:01 am by rhapsodyinbooks
In the excellent book John Marshall: The Chief Justice Who Saved The Union by Harlow Giles Unger, Unger takes the interesting approach of illuminating the contributions of John Marshall to the protection and preservation of the Constitution by describing the many ways in which Thomas Jefferson sought to subvert it. [read post]
3 Nov 2016, 1:01 am by rhapsodyinbooks
Unger does an excellent job, as usual, in making this biography readable and consistently interesting. [read post]
3 Nov 2016, 1:01 am by rhapsodyinbooks
Unger does an excellent job, as usual, in making this biography readable and consistently interesting. [read post]
6 Jul 2016, 1:01 am by rhapsodyinbooks
As Harlow Giles Unger noted of the output of the Court in his biography of Marshall: Many formed the foundation of American constitutional law. [read post]
6 Jul 2016, 1:01 am by rhapsodyinbooks
As Harlow Giles Unger noted of the output of the Court in his biography of Marshall: Many formed the foundation of American constitutional law. [read post]
17 Dec 2015, 7:13 am by Joshua Pluta
First, I’m going to finish the biography Lafayette by Harlow Giles Unger. [read post]
17 Feb 2015, 12:01 am by rhapsodyinbooks
As historian Harlow Giles Unger wrote, in American Tempest: …many were ready to sacrifice their honor as human beings – and the blood of innocents – by disguising their struggle for wealth as a quest for liberty for the common man. [read post]
17 Feb 2015, 12:01 am by rhapsodyinbooks
As historian Harlow Giles Unger wrote, in American Tempest: …many were ready to sacrifice their honor as human beings – and the blood of innocents – by disguising their struggle for wealth as a quest for liberty for the common man. [read post]