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Our First Civil War Cover
Author: H. W. Brands
Release Date: November 09, 2021
From bestselling historian H. W. Brands comes a dramatic narrative of the American Revolution that shows it to be more than a fight against the British: it was also a violent battle among neighbors forced to choose sides, Loyalist or Patriot.What cau...
Our First Civil War Cover
Author: Jill Lepore | Narrator: Bernadette Dunne
Release Date: June 01, 2021
Winner of the the 1998 Ralph Waldo Emerson Award of the Phi Beta Kappa Society King Philip's War, the excruciating racial war--colonists against Indians--that erupted in New England in 1675, was, in proportion to population, the bloodiest in American...
Author: Tobey Pearl | Narrator: Barrett Leddy
Release Date: March 16, 2021
A little-known moment in colonial history that changed the course of America’s future. A riveting account of a brutal killing, an all-out manhunt, and the first murder trial in America, set against the backdrop of the Pequot War (between the Pe...
Author: David O. Stewart | Narrator: Arthur Morey
Release Date: February 09, 2021
A fascinating and illuminating account of how George Washington became the single most dominant force in the creation of the United States of America, from award-winning author David O. Stewart“An outstanding biography… [George Washingto...
Author: David A. Price | Narrator: Josh Innerst
Release Date: December 15, 2020
A gripping narrative of one of the great survival stories of American history: the opening of the first permanent English settlement in the New World. Drawing on period letters and chronicles, and on the papers of the Virginia Company–which fin...
Author: Mary Beth Norton | Narrator: Kimberly Farr
Release Date: February 11, 2020
From one of our most acclaimed and original colonial historians, a groundbreaking book tracing the critical "long year" of 1774 and the revolutionary change that took place from the Boston Tea Party and the First Continental Congress to the Battles o...
Author: Nick Bunker | Narrator: Dan Woren
Release Date: September 18, 2018
In this new account of Franklin's early life, Pulitzer finalist Nick Bunker portrays him as a complex, driven young man who elbows his way to success.From his early career as a printer and journalist to his scientific work and his role as a founder o...
Author: Andrew Lawler | Narrator: David H. Lawrence XVII
Release Date: June 05, 2018
*National Bestseller* A sweeping account of America's oldest unsolved mystery, the people racing to unearth its answer, and the sobering truths--about race, gender, and immigration--exposed by the Lost Colony of Roanoke In 1587, 115 men, women, and c...
Author: Nathaniel Philbrick | Narrator: Scott Brick
Release Date: April 04, 2017
A book about a tiny island with a huge history, from a New York Times bestselling author of the forthcoming book, Valiant Ambition (May 2016) “For everyone who loves Nantucket Island this is the indispensable book.” —Russell BakerIn...
Author: Russell Shorto | Narrator: Russell Shorto
Release Date: August 16, 2016
In a landmark work of history, Russell Shorto presents astonishing information on the founding of our nation and reveals in riveting detail the crucial role of the Dutch in making America what it is today.In the late 1960s, an archivist in the New Yo...
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Author: Nathaniel Philbrick | Narrator: Chris Sorensen
Release Date: April 30, 2013
The bestselling author of In the Heart of the Sea, Mayflower, and In the Hurricane's Eye tells the story of the Boston battle that ignited the American Revolution, in this "masterpiece of narrative and perspective." (Boston Globe)In the ope...
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Author: Charles C. Mann | Narrator: Robertson Dean
Release Date: August 09, 2011
From the author of 1491—the best-selling study of the pre-Columbian Americas—a deeply engaging new history of the most momentous biological event since the death of the dinosaurs. More than 200 million years ago, geological forces split a...