Joanne B. Freeman is a U.S. historian and tenured Professor of History and American Studies at Yale University. Having researched Alexander Hamilton both independently and collaboratively with mentors and peers for more than forty years, she is regarded as "a leading expert" on his life and legacy.
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Informed Power maps the intricate, intersecting channels of information exchange in the early American South, exploring how people in the colonial world came into possession of vital knowledge in a region that lacked a regular mail system or a printing press until the 1730s.Challenging the notion of early colonial America as an uninformed backwater...
Great book! – source
Her book—Alex And Me—is amazing, as was Alex the African Grey parrot. SO smart. – source
@ErikLoomis I love that book. – source
The founder and editor of the New-York Tribune, Horace Greeley was the most significant―and polarizing―American journalist of the nineteenth century. To the farmers and tradesmen of the rural North, the Tribune was akin to holy writ. To just about everyone else―Democrats, southerners, and a good many Whig and Republican political allies―Greeley was...
Hey @JLundbergND!! Happy publication day! A great book about Greeley, 19th century newspapers, politics, and culture, written beautifully. – source
@stephaniesleep I enjoyed that book! (32 hours! Wow!) – source