American Revolution historians


These pages contain brief profiles of some notable American Revolution historians. Each page provides a summary of each historian’s career, their contribution to our understanding of the revolution, their historiographical perspectives and a few quotations. These profiles have been written by Alpha History authors. If you would like to suggest or contribute material for this section, please contact Alpha History.


Bernard Bailyn
George Bancroft
Charles Beard
Carl Becker
Daniel Boorstin
Edward Countryman
Merrill Jensen
Pauline Maier
Gary B. Nash
David Ramsay
Ray Raphael
Arthur Schlesinger
Mercy Otis Warren
Parson Weems
William Wirt
Gordon Wood
Howard Zinn


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