Michael Lind (born April 23, 1962) is an American writer and academic. He has explained and defended the tradition of American democratic nationalism in a number of books, beginning with The Next American Nation (1995)
Michael Lind (born April 23, 1962) is an American writer and academic. He has explained and defended the tradition of American democratic nationalism in a number of books, beginning with The Next American Nation (1995). He is currently a professor at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin. Lind is a fifth-generation native of Central Texas, of Swedish, British and German Jewish pioneer descent. Born in Austin, he was educated in Austin public schools
The Alamo is a natural subject for an epic poem, though the form has fallen out of favor.
history - the defense of the Alamo. The Alamo is a natural subject for an epic poem, though the form has fallen out of favor. Congratulations to Michael Lind, and to his publisher, for taking a chance on such an ambitious project.
0395827582 (ISBN13: 9780395827581).
The Alamo is an American epic about one of the great mythic moments in . The subject is the Texas Revolution, the critical event in the complex and gradual takeover of Northern Mexico by Anglo-Americans, which culminated in the Mexican War and fixed the territories of the two major nation-states of North America. Into the familiar story of the Battle of the Alamo and the Texas Revolution, Michael Lind has introduced an unprecedented degree of historical accuracy, psychological realism, and social observation.
Lind has also written two books on . Powertown, HarperCollins, 1996. The Alamo: An Epic, Houghton Mifflin, 1997. foreign policy, The American Way of Strategy (2006) and Vietnam: The Necessary War (1999). A former neoconservative in the tradition of New Deal liberalism, Lind criticized the American Right in Up From Conservatism: Why the Right is Wrong for America (1996) and Made in Texas: George W. Bush and the Southern Takeover of American Politics (2004).
Michael Lind (born April 23, 1962 in Austin, Texas) is an American writer. Lind has also written two books on . Currently Lind is Policy Director of the Economic Growth Program at the New America Foundation in Washington, . Lind was a guest lecturer at Harvard Law School and has taught at Johns Hopkins and Virginia Tech.
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351 pp. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. But here is something not worth doing that is done ill, a classical epic poem on the Alamo's defenders. The article, by James Crisp, discussing the so-called De la Pena Diary, appeared in Southwestern Historical Quarterly in October 1994, not 1944.
He is the author of more than a dozen books of history, political journalism, and fiction, including a poetry chapbook, When You Are Someone Else (Aralia Press, 2002), Bluebonnet Girl (Henry Holt and Co. (BYR), 2003), a children’s book in verse, which won an Oppenheimer Toy Prize for children’s literature, and a narrative poem, The. Alamo (Replica Books, 1999), which the Los Angeles Times named as one of the best books of the year. His first collection of verse, Parallel Lives, was published by Etruscan Press in 2007.