30 Sep The Heart of the Declaration: The Founders’ Case for an Activist Government
Steven Pincus (History, Yale University)
Friday, September 30, 2016/1:00 PM
Historian Steven Pincus speaks on his recently published book, The Heart of the Declaration, which revises our understanding of the Declaration of Independence. He is also the author of 1688: The First Modern Revolution (2011) and is completing a study of the origins of the British Empire, offering a new interpretation of the American Revolution and the origins of British India. An excerpt from The Heart of the Declaration can be found here.
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