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Gary Nash

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Gary B. Nash is professor of history emeritus and director of the National Center for History in the Schools at UCLA. He lives in Pacific Palisades, California.

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History on Trial
Culture Wars and the Teaching of the Past
Written by Gary Nash, Charlotte Crabtree and Ross Dunn


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 18, 2000
Price: $15.95

A great national controversy over the setting of voluntary standards for the teaching of history in our elementary and high schools erupted in 1994, opening up a new front in the nation's culture wars.  As the authors Gary B. Nash, Charlotte Crabtree, and Ross E. Dunn show, this phenomenon was not unfamiliar... Read more >

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Revolutionary Founders
Rebels, Radicals, and Reformers in the Making of the Nation
Written by Ray Raphael
Edited by Alfred F. Young and Gary Nash


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $16.95

In twenty-two original essays, leading historians reveal the radical impulses at the founding of the American Republic. Here is a fresh, new reading of the American Revolution that gives voice and recognition to a generation of radical thinkers and doers whose revolutionary ideals outstripped those of the “Founding Fathers.”

While the... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.

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Revolutionary Founders
Rebels, Radicals, and Reformers in the Making of the Nation
Edited by Alfred F. Young, Ray Raphael and Gary Nash


Format: Hardcover, 464 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: April 19, 2011
Price: $32.50

In twenty-two original essays, leading historians trace the course of the radical impulses at the founding of the American Republic.

Neither Washington, Jefferson, nor Madison were “revolutionary” in any modern sense of the word: while they cast off imperial dependence, they left unchallenged the underpinnings of most societal structures, as well as... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.

Revolutionary Founders
Rebels, Radicals, and Reformers in the Making of the Nation
Edited by Alfred F. Young, Ray Raphael and Gary Nash


Format: eBook, 464 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 19, 2011
Price: $12.99

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