Colin Woodard



Colin Woodard is an American journalist and writer, known for his books American Nations: A History of the Eleven Rival Regional Cultures of North America (2011), The Republic of Pirates (2007), and The Lobster Coast (2004), a cultural and environmental history of coastal Maine. Woodard's first book, Ocean's End: Travels Through Endangered Seas, appeared in 2000. His most recent, American Character: A History of the Epic Struggle Between Individual Liberty and the Common Good was published in the spring of 2016.