Contours of American History by William Appleman Williams
The obvious result of years of scholarly research, this vast tome by a professor of history at the University of Wisconsin, author of The Tragedy of American Diplomacy, etc., presents a lengthy interpretation of American historical development as based on European "mercantilism" and laissez-faire.
The 415th greatest nonfiction book of all time
This book is on the following lists:
- - 94th on The Modern Library | 100 Best Nonfiction (The Modern Library)