Ellis, Joseph J

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American Dialogue: The Founders and Us

All libraries, both public and academic, should consider. ["Ellis's compelling historical examples and astute analysis will raise questions and ignite debate. This work should be read by academics and general readers alike": LJ 10/1/18 starred review of the Knopf hc.]
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American Dialogue: The Founding Fathers and Us

Ellis's compelling historical examples and astute analysis will raise questions and ignite debate. This work should be read by academics and general readers alike. [See Prepub Alert, 4/23/18.]
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The Quartet: Orchestrating the Second American Revolution, 1783–1789

Drawing extensively on primary sources, this work will appeal to anyone who is interested in the political dimension in creating the American republic and in interpreting the "original intent" of this political elite. [See Prepub Alert, 11/3/14.]
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Revolutionary Summer: The Birth of American Independence

This thought-provoking, well-documented historical narrative is packed with insightful analysis. It will attract general and academic readers.
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First Family

The story of Abigail and John Adams has been told before, and there is little that is new in this biography...
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First Family

Lacking the intellectual depth of Ellis's previous American Sphinx and the originality of his Founding Brothers, his new book nevertheless imparts a poignant tale. Biography buffs who haven't yet read about John and Abigail may well enjoy this; those familiar with the subject have no need for it.

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