Books by David Waldstreicher

Released: July 1, 2009

"A closely argued critique that exposes the deadly implications of the Constitution's careful euphemisms about slavery."
A historian finds the seeds of an inevitable civil war embedded in the "contradictions, ambiguities, and silences" about slavery in the Constitution. Read full book review >
Released: Aug. 18, 2004

"Franklin scholars and students of the revolutionary era should take a look—but overall you'd do better to turn to Gordon S. Wood's Americanization of Benjamin Franklin (p. 264)."
A Founding Father previously considered blameless comes in for hard scrutiny and is found wanting for his role in the slave trade. Read full book review >