Eliga H. Gould

Eliga H. Gould

Eliga H. Gould is a professor and chair of the history department at the University of New Hampshire. His most recent book is Among the Powers of the Earth: The American Revolution and the Making of a New World Empire (2012). Named a Library Journal best book of the year, it received the Society for Historians of the Early American Republic Best Book Prize and was a finalist for the George Washington Book Prize. A Japanese-language edition was published in 2016. His current book project, "Crucible of Peace: The Treaty of Paris and the Founding of the American Republic," considers the least examined of the nation's founding documents.

Lectures

  • The American Revolution and the Making of Religious Liberty *
  • The Coup We Escaped: George Washington and the Newburgh Conspiracy of 1783 *
  • To Keep and Bear Arms: What the Second Amendment Did—and Did Not—Mean in 1791 *
  • The World of the American Revolution
  • Crucible of Peace: The Treaty of Paris and the Founding of the American Republic
  • Among the Powers of the Earth: The American Revolution and the Making of a Treaty-Worthy Empire


Lectures marked with a * are offered as part of the OAH's initiative, Historians' Perspectives on the Rise of Donald Trump.