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Joanne Freeman


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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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Angle of Repose
Wallace Stegner - Nov 04, 2014 (first published in 1971)
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An iconic novel of the West and an American masterpiece—a deeply moving narrative of one family and the traditions of our national past. Lyman Ward is a retired professor of history, recently confined to a wheelchair by a crippling bone disease and dependent on others for his every need. Amid the chaos of 1970s counterculture he retreats to his anc...
Joanne Freeman
Feb 23, 2021
@ErikLoomis I love that book.      source
Horace Greeley
Print, Politics, and the Failure of American Nationhood
James M. Lundberg - Nov 19, 2019
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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...
Joanne Freeman
Nov 20, 2019
Hey @JLundbergND!! Happy publication day! A great book about Greeley, 19th century newspapers, politics, and culture, written beautifully.      source