American Heritage May-Jun 1991 Author:Society Of American Historians and American Association For State & Local History Are We Really Going The Way Of The British Empire by Fredric Smoler -- An inteview with Joseph Nye. Those who believe America's power is on the wane look to the example of Britain's shockingly quick collapse. But the similarities may be less alarming than they seem. — Getting Right With Robert E. Lee by Stephen W. Sears -- Byt the turn of the c... more »entury, the Confederacy's greatest general was not just a Southern hero but a national one, an emblem of all that was honorable, gallant and courteous in the American past. Recently, revisionists have worked to uncover the true character of a man whose virtue they find relentless. Here, a Civil War historian seeks out the actual Robert E. Lee.
Williamsburg On The Subway by Oliver E. Allen -- In the most self-consuming of cities, an impresive and little-known architectural legacy remains to show us how New Yorkers have lived and prospered over the centuries since the days when the population stood at around 1,000.
Business Of America: Other Great Depression by John Steele Gordon
In The News: Seeking A Real Tax Revolt by Bernard A. Weisberger« less