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The Whites of Their Eyes

The Tea Party's Revolution and the Battle over American History

The Whites of Their Eyes( )
Author: Lepore, Jill
Series title:The Public Square Ser.
ISBN:978-0-691-15027-7
Publication Date:Oct 2010
Publisher:Princeton University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $19.95
Book Description:

Americans have always put the past to political ends. The Union laid claim to the Revolution--so did the Confederacy. Civil rights leaders said they were the true sons of liberty--so did Southern segregationists. This book tells the story of the centuries-long struggle over the meaning of the nation's founding, including the battle waged by the Tea Party, Glenn Beck, Sarah Palin, and evangelical Christians to "take back America."

Jill Lepore, Harvard historian and New...
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Lepore, Jill (Author)
Jill Lepore is the David Woods Kemper '41 Professor of American History at Harvard University and a staff writer at The New Yorker. She has written several books including Book of Ages: The Life and Opinions of Jane Franklin, The Whites of Their Eyes: The Tea Party's Revolution and the Battle over American History, The Secret History of Wonder Woman, Joe Gould's Teeth, and These Truths: A History of the United States.

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