James A. Henretta

James A. Henretta

James A. Henretta is a Professor Emeritus of American History at the University of Maryland, College Park. His publications include "Salutary Neglect": Colonial Administration under the Duke of Newcastle; The Origins of American Capitalism; and an edited volume, Republicanism and Liberalism in America and the German States, 1750-1850. His most recent publication is a long article, "Charles Evans Hughes and the Strange Death of Liberal America," in Law and History Review, derived from his ongoing research on the liberal state in America, and in particular, New York, 1820-1975.