Also There at the Creation: Going beyond Gordon S. Wood

  title={Also There at the Creation: Going beyond Gordon S. Wood},
  author={Gary B. Nash},
  journal={William and Mary Quarterly},
  • Gary B. Nash
  • Published 1987
  • Sociology
  • William and Mary Quarterly
G_ ORDON S. Wood richly deserves the acclaim that has rewarded his efforts to paint a canvas of American political culture between I776 and I787. Wood's book, The Creation of the American Republic, 1776-1787, is enormously ambitious in attempting to go beyond a reconsideration of constitution making in the Revolutionary era to an analysis of the political culture at large. At the time of its publication it provided an exceptionally important challenge, by an intellectual historian, to the… Expand
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Beyond Republicanism, Back to Constitutionalism: The Creation of the American Republic at Fifty
  • J. Gienapp
  • Political Science
  • The New England Quarterly
  • 2020
Jonathan Gienapp, Stanford University, and Brendan McConville, Boston University reflect on the historiographic and scholarly contributions of Gordon Wood's The Creation of the American Republic.