Patrick Spero is the Librarian and Director of the American Philosophical Society Library in Philadelphia. A scholar of early American history, Dr. Spero specializes in the era of the American Revolution. He has published over a dozen essays and reviews on the topic. His is the author of Frontier Country: The Politics of War in Early Pennsylvania and The American Revolution Reborn: New Perspectives for the Twenty-First Century, an edited anthology also from Penn Press. For information on upcoming book talks, please click here.