Contents


This Land Is Our Land

The Fall of the First British Empire: Origins of the War of American Independence by Robert W. Tucker and David C. Hendrickson

A People in Revolution: The American Revolution and Political Society in New York, 1760-1790 by Edward Countryman

Prodigals and Pilgrims: The American Revolution Against Patriarchal Authority, 1750-1800 by Jay Fliegelman

Contributors

Noel Annan (1916–2000) was a British military intelligence officer and scholar of European history. His works include Leslie Stephen and Our Age, Changing Enemies: The Defeat and Regeneration of Germany, and The Curious Strength of Positivism in English Political Thought.

John Ashbery’s new book of poems, Commotion of the Birds, will be published in November. (August 2016)

John Bayley is a critic and novelist. His books include Elegy for Iris and The Power of Delight: A Lifetime in Literature.

Robert Brustein is a playwright, director, critic, teacher, founder of the Yale Repertory and American Repertory Theatres, and currently Distinguished Scholar in Residence at Suffolk University. His latest book is Winter Passages.
 (December 2014)

Steele Commager was for many years a professor of classics at Columbia. His works include the still-definitive study The Odes of Horace (1965).

Ronald Dworkin (1931–2013) was Professor of Philosophy and Frank Henry Sommer Professor of Law at NYU. His books include Is Democracy Possible Here?, Justice in Robes, Freedom’s Law, and Justice for Hedgehogs. He was the 2007 winner of the Ludvig Holberg International Memorial Prize for “his pioneering scholarly work” of “worldwide impact” and he was recently awarded the Balzan Prize for his “fundamental contributions to Jurisprudence.”


Thomas Powers’s books include The Man Who Kept the ­Secrets: Richard Helms and the CIA and Intelligence Wars: American Secret History from Hitler to al-Qaeda. (June 2019)

Luc Sante teaches writing and the history of photography at Bard. His latest book is The Other Paris.
 (May 2019)

Gordon Wood is the Alva O. Way University Professor Emeritus at Brown. His new book, Friends Divided: John Adams and Thomas Jefferson, will be published in the fall.
 (May 2017)