Nancy Isenberg

Nancy Isenberg  is the author of White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America and Fallen Founder: The Life of Aaron Burr. Her latest book, coauthored with Andrew Burstein, is The Problem of Democracy: The Presidents Adams Confront the Cult of Personality.

Beneath the Powdered Wig

Reinterpreting the life of our trendiest Founding Father

by Nancy Isenberg | Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Making Their Voices Heard

The story behind passage of the 19th Amendment

by Nancy Isenberg | Monday, March 02, 2020

Southern Secrets 

Three very different women haunted by the past

by Nancy Isenberg | Monday, June 03, 2019

Waking From the Dream

Most Americans assume society is more egalitarian than it is

by Nancy Isenberg | Monday, June 05, 2017