"If one laughs when David Hackett Fischer sits down to play, one will stay to cheer. His book must be read three times: the first in anger, the srcond in laughter, the third in respect....The wisdom is expressed with a certin ruthlessness. Scarcly a major historian escapes unscathed. Ten thousand members of the AmericanHistorical Association will rush to the index and breathe a little easier to find their names absent.
About the Author
Date of Birth:December 2, 1935
Place of Birth:Baltimore, Maryland
Education:A.B., Princeton University, 1958; Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University, 1962