Gordon S. Wood


Gordon Stewart Wood (born November 27, 1933) is the Alva O. Way University Professor and Professor of History Emeritus at Brown University, and the recipient of the 1993 Pulitzer Prize for History for The Radicalism of the American Revolution (1992). His book The Creation of the American Republic, 1776–1787 (1969) won a 1970 Bancroft Prize. In 2010, he was awarded the National Humanities Medal.





The best books of all time by Gordon S. Wood

  1. 904 . The Radicalism of the American Revolution by Gordon S. Wood

    Historians have always had problems explaining the revolutionary character of the American Revolution: its lack of class conflict, a reign of terror, and indiscriminate violence make it seem positi...