Books by Paul Lockhart

Released: June 7, 2011

"Nonetheless, as the author ably demonstrates, the actual story is 'about ordinary people who, when put to the test, did extraordinary things.'"
Lockhart (History/Wright State Univ.; The Drillmaster of Valley Forge: The Baron de Steuben and the Making of the American Army, 2008, etc.) suggests that conventional Fourth of July hyperbole about the Battle of Bunker Hill "confuses history with heritage, conflates fantasy and patriotic sentiment." Read full book review >
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"Unusually well-written for an academic history, with incisive character sketches of Washington, Jefferson and other patriots complementing Lockhart's full-bodied portrait of Steuben."
Informative biography of the Prussian soldier who helped George Washington train America's revolutionary army. Read full book review >