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Self-Evident

New Book: Self-Evident

Self-Evident, Tim Patrick's new book on the ideas and events that made the Declaration of Independence possible, is now available in paperback and ebook formats.
The Worldwide Threat against Enlightenment Ideals

The Worldwide Threat against Enlightenment Ideals

America's founders believed that natural rights and legal protections enjoyed by England applied to America. They might be horrified to see them at threat in Turkey.
A Summary View

The Pre-Declaration of Independence

Written two years before the Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson's pamphlet "A Summary View of the Rights of British America" is essentially a pre-release edition of the final Declaration.
Thomas Jefferson

Keeping Up With the Jeffersons

I listen regularly to a podcast called The Thomas Jefferson Hour, a little bit of exciting history in my otherwise non-historical life. In this week's episode, the hosts discussed reading in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries
Tristram Shandy

Who Is Tristram Shandy?

I had never heard of Tristram Shandy until a few weeks ago. But now I can't seem to avoid him.

More to Read

Self-Evident Book Interview with History Podcaster Bruce Carlson!

A few weeks ago, I had a chance to sit down with Bruce Carlson, host of the My History Can Beat Up Your Politics podcast, to discuss my book, Self-Evident.
Kokoro

Review #41: Kokoro

1491

Review: 1491

Moby-Dick

Moby Dick Big Read