Published: April 2, 2018
By Steven HlavacPublished: March 22, 2018

Award-winning book explores parallel lives of two soldiers, martyr Nathan Hale and traitor Moses Dunbar


Conventional historical wisdom sees Nathan Hale as an American hero and Moses Dunbar as a traitor, but a University of Colorado Boulder historian argues that the two men who lived during the Revolutionary War had more in common and that their lives were more nuanced than people might believe.

Delving into social and personal narratives around the American Revolution, the war is revisited in The Martyr and the Traitor by Virginia Anderson, professor of history at CU Boulder.  (Full article)

The Martyr and the Traitor