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History - United States - Revolutionary Period (1775-1800)
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Author: Mary Beth Norton
Release Date: February 11, 2020
From one of our most acclaimed and original colonial historians, a Pulitzer Prize finalist, 2018 president of the American Historical Association, a groundbreaking book, the first to look at the critical "long year" of 1774 and the revolutionary chan...
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Author: Alexis Coe
Release Date: February 04, 2020
In a genre overdue for a shakeup, Alexis Coe takes a closer look at our first--and finds he's not quite the man we rememberYoung George Washington was raised by a struggling single mother, demanded military promotions, chased rich young women, caused...
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Author: Mike Lee | Narrator: Tom Parks
Release Date: April 23, 2019
New York Times bestselling author and committed constitutional conservative Senator Mike Lee reveals the little-known stories behind the Founder's takedown of a tyrannical king and the forgotten document that created America.There is perhaps no more ...
Author: Andrew Burstein and Nancy Isenberg | Narrator: Robert Petkoff
Release Date: April 16, 2019
"Told with authority and style. . . Crisply summarizing the Adamses' legacy, the authors stress principle over partisanship."--The Wall Street JournalHow the father and son presidents foresaw the rise of the cult of personality and fought those who s...
Author: Robert L. O'Connell | Narrator: Eric Martin
Release Date: April 02, 2019
From an acclaimed military historian, a bold reappraisal of young George Washington, an ambitious if reckless soldier destined to become the legendary general who took on the British and, through his leadership, defined the American character Ho...
Author: Nathaniel Philbrick | Narrator: Scott Brick
Release Date: October 16, 2018
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER"Nathaniel Philbrick is a masterly storyteller. Here he seeks to elevate the naval battles between the French and British to a central place in the history of the American Revolution. He succeeds, marvelously."--The New ...
Author: Joseph J. Ellis | Narrator: Arthur Morey
Release Date: October 16, 2018
The award-winning author of Founding Brothers and The Quartet now gives us a deeply insightful examination of the relevance of the views of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and John Adams to some of the most divisive issues in Amer...
Author: Stephen Fried | Narrator: John H. Mayer
Release Date: September 04, 2018
The monumental life of Benjamin Rush, medical pioneer and one of our most provocative and unsung Founding Fathers FINALIST FOR THE GEORGE WASHINGTON BOOK PRIZE • AMERICAN LIBRARY ASSOCIATION NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR By the time he was ...
Author: Christian Di Spigna | Narrator: Mark Bramhall
Release Date: August 14, 2018
A rich and illuminating biography of America’s forgotten Founding Father, the patriot physician and major general who fomented rebellion and died heroically at the battle of Bunker Hill on the brink of revolutionLittle has been known of one of ...
Author: Joel Richard Paul | Narrator: Fred Sanders
Release Date: February 20, 2018
The remarkable story of John Marshall who, as chief justice, statesman, and diplomat, played a pivotal role in the founding of the United States.No member of America's Founding Generation had a greater impact on the Constitution and the Supreme Court...
Author: Garry Wills | Narrator: Tom Weitzel
Release Date: January 02, 2018
From acclaimed historian Garry Wills, author of Lincoln at Gettysburg, a celebrated re-appraisal of the meaning and the source of inspiration of The Declaration of Independence, based on a reading of Jefferson's original draft document.Inventing Amer...
Author: Noah Feldman | Narrator: John H. Mayer
Release Date: October 31, 2017
A sweeping reexamination of the Founding Father who transformed the United States in each of his political “lives”—as a revolutionary thinker, as a partisan political strategist, and as a president Over the course of his life, James...