Demonstrates how the colonies developed into the first nation created under the influences of nationalism, modern capitalism and Protestantism.
About the Author
The late Richard Hofstadter was DeWitt Clinton Professor of History at Columbia University. He was the author of many books and articles on American History and twice received the Pulitzer Prize: in History in 1956, and in general nonfiction in 1964.
" A brilliant interpretation of Colonial society on the eve of the Revolution." --David Herbert Donald, Commentary