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American Scripture

Making the Declaration of Independence

Pauline Maier

Pauline Maier shows us the Declaration as both the defining statement of our national identity and the moral standard by which we live as a nation. It is truly "American Scripture," and Maier tells us how it came to be -- from the Declaration's birth in the hard and tortuous struggle by which Americans arrived at Independence to the ways in which, ...
Publish Date
1998-05-26T00:00:00.000Z
1998-05-26T00:00:00.000Z
First Published in 1997
Goodreads rating
3.96
ISBN
9780679779087
Recommendations
1
Recommendations
2018-07-04T13:35:41.000Z
Best book ever written on Declaration of Independence is the late ( and deeply missed) Pauline Maier’s 1997 wonderful, readable work American Scripture      source