The American as Anarchist: Reflections on Indigenous Radicalism
is a history book about the role of Protestantism, capitalism, and American geography in developing American libertarian sentiment.
was disappointed by the book and felt that it covered too much ground with too little specificity. He said it was closer to a "loosely reasoned interpretive essay" than a scholarly monograph
, with frequent factual errors and misspelled names. The bibliography, he added, was indiscriminate and too long for the book's scope.