History - United States - Revolutionary Period (1775-1800)

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1776

David McCullough

The two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning historian draws on personal correspondence and period diaries to present a landmark history of the American Revolution that ranges from the siege of Boston, to the American defeat at Brooklyn and re...

Unabridged CD
Published: May 2005

1776

David McCullough

The two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning historian draws on personal correspondence and period diaries to present a landmark history of the American Revolution that ranges from the siege of Boston, to the American defeat at Brooklyn and re...

Abridged CD
Published: May 2005

First Family: Abigail and John Adams

Joseph J. Ellis

The prizewinning, best-selling author of Founding Brothers and His Excellency brings America's preeminent first couple to life in a moving and illuminating narrative that sweeps through the American Revolution and the Republic's tenuo...

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2010

Valiant Ambition: George Washington, ...

Nathaniel Philbrick

From the New York Times bestselling author of In The Heart of the Sea and Mayflower comes a surprising account of the middle years of the American Revolution, and the tragic relationship between George Washington and Benedict Arnold.¬...

Unabridged CD
Published: May 2016

Revolutionaries: A New History of the...

Jack Rakove

In the early 1770s, the men who invented America were living quiet, provincial lives in the rustic backwaters of the New World, devoted primarily to family, craft, and the private pursuit of wealth and happiness. None set out to becom...

Unabridged CD
Published: Sep 2010

The Quartet: Orchestrating the Second...

Joseph J. Ellis

From Pulitzer Prize‚Äďwinning American historian Joseph J. Ellis, the unexpected story of why the thirteen colonies, having just fought off the imposition of a distant centralized governing power, would decide to subordinate themselve...

Unabridged CD
Published: May 2015

Bill O'Reilly's Legends and Lies: The...

David Fisher

The must-have companion to Bill O'Reilly's historical docudrama Legends and Lies: The Patriots, an exciting and eye-opening look at the Revolutionary War through the lives of its leadersThe American Revolution was neither inevitable n...

Unabridged CD
Published: May 2016

Narrative Of The Life Of Frederick Do...

Frederick Douglass

The famous biography of the former slave who became an outstanding orator, minister, and leader offers an eloquent indictment of America's 'peculiar institution,' exposing the conditions of slavery on the plantations of the antebellum...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Oct 2008

For Liberty and Glory: Washington, La...

James R. Gaines

On April 18, 1775, a riot over the price of flour broke out in the French city of Dijon. That night, across the Atlantic, Paul Revere mounted the fastest horse he could find and kicked it into a gallop. So began what have been called ...

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2007

Bill O'Reilly's Legends and Lies: The...

David Fisher

The newest installment in the New York Times #1 bestselling companion series to the Fox historical docudrama, Bill O'Reilly'sLegends and Lies; The Civil War is a pulse-quickening account of the deadliest war in American historyFrom th...

Unabridged CD
Published: May 2017

For Liberty and Glory: Washington, La...

James R. Gaines

They began as courtiers in a hierarchy of privilege, but history remembers them as patriot-citizens in a commonwealth of equals. On April 18, 1775, a riot over the price of flour broke out in the French city of Dijon. That night, acro...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Oct 2007

Band of Giants: The Amateur Soldiers ...

Jack Kelly

Jefferson, Adams, and Franklin are known to all; men like Morgan, Greene, and Wayne are less familiar. Yet the dreams of the politicians and theorists only became real because fighting men were willing to take on the grim, risky, brut...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Feb 2015

Ratification: The People Debate the C...

Pauline Maier

From Pauline Maier, the distinguished historian of Revolutionary-era America and author of the acclaimed American Scripture, comes this fresh and surprising account of a pivotal moment in American history---the ratification of the Con...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Oct 2010

Unlikely Allies: How a Merchant, a Pl...

Joel Richard Paul

Unlikely Allies, a bold reinterpretation of the struggle for independence, is the gripping true story of how three men used espionage, betrayal, and sexual deception to help win the American Revolution.

Unabridged CD
Published: Nov 2009

Master of the Mountain: Thomas Jeffer...

Henry Wiencek

Is there anything new to say about Thomas Jefferson and slavery? The answer is a resounding yes. Henry Wiencek's eloquent, persuasive book‚ÄĒbased on new information coming from archaeological work at Monticello and on hitherto overlo...

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2012

The Idea of America: Reflections on t...

Gordon S. Wood

Unabridged, 7 CDs, 8 hours Read by TBA The preeminent historian of the American Revolution explains why it remains the most significant event in our history.

Unabridged CD
Published: May 2011

Forgotten Patriots: The Untold Story ...

Edwin Burrows

Between 1775 and 1783, some 200,000 Americans took up arms against the British Crown. Just over 6,800 of those men died in battle. About 25,000 became prisoners of war, most of them confined in New York City under conditions so atroci...

Unabridged CD
Published: Nov 2008

The Strategy of Victory: How General ...

Thomas Fleming

Led by the Continental Congress, the Americans almost lost their war for independence because their military thinking was badly muddled. The embryo nation narrowly escaped from the disastrous results of these misconceptions thanks to ...

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2017

George Washington's Secret Six: The S...

Brian Kilmeade

"As a Long Islander endlessly fascinated by events that happened in a place I call home, I hope with this book to give the secret six the credit they didn't get in life. The Culper spies represent all the patriotic Americans ...

Unabridged CD
Published: Nov 2013

Ratification: The People Debate the C...

Pauline Maier

From Pauline Maier, the distinguished historian of Revolutionary-era America and author of the acclaimed American Scripture, comes this fresh and surprising account of a pivotal moment in American history---the ratification of the Con...

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2010

No Property in Man: Slavery and Antis...

Sean Wilentz

Americans revere the Constitution even as they argue fiercely over its original toleration of slavery. Some historians have charged that slaveholders actually enshrined human bondage at the nation's founding. The acclaimed political h...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Oct 2018

Friends Divided: John Adams and Thoma...

Gordon S. Wood

A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of 2017From the great historian of the American Revolution, New York Times-bestselling and Pulitzer-winning Gordon Wood, comes a majestic dual biography of two of America's most enduringly f...

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2017
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