H.W. Brands
H.W. Brands

H. W. Brands is the Dickson Allen Anderson Professor of History at the University of Texas at Austin. He was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in biography for The First American: The Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin, and for Traitor to His Class: The Privileged Life and Radical Presidency of Franklin Delano Roosevelt.

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Author: H.W. Brands | Narrator: Stephen Hoye
Release Date: May 12, 2015
From master storyteller and New York Times bestselling historian H. W. Brands comes the definitive biography of a visionary and transformative president. 

    In his magisterial new biography, H.
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Author: H.W. Brands | Narrator: Stephen Hoye
Release Date: October 02, 2012
From New York Times bestselling author H. W. Brands, a masterful biography of the Civil War general and two-term president who saved the Union twice, on the battlefield and in the White House, holding the country together at two critical turning points in our history.
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Author: H.W. Brands | Narrator: Richard McGonagle
Release Date: May 31, 2011

Even before he was shot dead on the stairway of the tony Grand Central Hotel in 1872, financier James “Jubilee Jim” Fisk, Jr., was a notorious New York City figure. From his audacious attempt to corner the gold market in 1869 to his battle for control of the geographically crucial Erie Railroad, Fisk was a flamboyant exemplar of a new financial era marked by volatile fortunes and unprecedented greed and corruption.

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Author: H.W. Brands | Narrator: Robertson Dean
Release Date: October 12, 2010
In a grand-scale narrative history, the bestselling author of two finalists for the Pulitzer Prize now captures the decades when capitalism was at its most unbridled and a few breathtakingly wealthy businessmen utterly transformed America from an agrarian economy to a world power.
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Author: H.W. Brands | Narrator: Mark Deakins
Release Date: November 04, 2008

A sweeping, magisterial biography of the man generally considered the greatest president of the twentieth century, admired by Democrats and Republicans alike. Traitor to His Class sheds new light on FDR's formative years, his remarkable willingness to champion the concerns of the poor and disenfranchised, his combination of political genius, firm leadership, and matchless diplomacy in saving democracy in America during the Great Depression and the American cause of freedom in World War II.

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Author: H.W. Brands | Narrator: John H. Mayer
Release Date: October 11, 2005
The extraordinary story of Andrew Jackson—the colorful, dynamic, and forceful president who ushered in the Age of Democracy and set a still young America on its path to greatness—told by the bestselling author of The First American.
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Author: H.W. Brands | Narrator: Chuck Montgomery
Release Date: February 10, 2004
From bestselling historian and long-time Texan H. W. Brands, a richly textured history of one of the most fascinating and colorful eras in U.S. history—the Texas Revolution and the forging of a new America.

“For better or for worse, Texas was very much like America.
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Author: H.W. Brands | Narrator: Brian Mancinelli
Release Date: August 20, 2002
By the Author of the Bestselling Pulitzer Prize Finalist THE FIRST AMERICAN

THEY WENT WEST TO CHANGE THEIR LIVES AND IN THE BARGAIN THEY CHANGED THE WORLD. THIS IS THE EXTRAORDINARY STORY OF THE MEN AND WOMEN OF THE GOLD RUSH.

When gold was first discovered on the American River above Sutter's Fort in January 1848, California was sparsely populated frontier territory not yet ceded to the United States from Mexixo.
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