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Gordon S. Wood

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Gordon S. Wood received his B.A. from Tufts University and his Ph.D. from Harvard University. Since 1969 he has been at Brown University, where he is a professor of history. In 1970 his book The Creation of the American Republic 1776—1787 was nominated for the National Book Award and received the Bancroft and John H. Dunning prizes. In 1993 he won the Pulitzer Prize for The Radicalism of the American Revolution. He lives in Providence, Rhode Island.


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Common Sense
and Other Writings
Written by Thomas Paine
Edited by Gordon S. Wood


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: February 11, 2003
Price: $9.95

Includes the complete texts of Common Sense; Rights of Man, Part the Second; The Age of Reason (part one); Four Letters on Interesting Subjects, published anonymously and just discovered to be Paine’s work; and Letter to the Abbé Raynal, Paine’s first examination of world events; as well as selections from The... Read more >
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The American Revolution
A History
Written by Gordon S. Wood


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: August 19, 2003
Price: $15.00

"An elegant synthesis done by the leading scholar in the field, which nicely integrates the work on the American Revolution over the last three decades but never loses contact with the older, classic questions that we have been arguing about for over two hundred years." —Joseph J. Ellis, Author of Founding... Read more >
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The American Revolution
A History
Written by Gordon S. Wood


Format: eBook
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: March 5, 2002
Price: $11.99

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The Radicalism of the American Revolution

Written by Gordon S. Wood


Format: eBook, 464 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: August 24, 2011
Price: $13.99

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The Radicalism of the American Revolution

Written by Gordon S. Wood


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 2, 1993
Price: $17.95

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize

Winner of the the 1992 Ralph Waldo Emerson Award of the Phi Beta Kappa Society

This major work of historical, cultural, social, and political analysis overturns long-held theories about the nature and the effects of the American Revolution. Wood shows that it was not a conservative movement, a... Read more >
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