The American Revolution

A History
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Author(s): Gordon S. Wood
Genre: History
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (6.57 hours)
Product Number: Z2513
Released: Mar 28, 2011
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781449884857
Narrator/s: Jack Garrett
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The American Revolution signalled a great change in the course of world history and progress. From this colonial revolt sprouted ideals of liberty and democracy, and all the aspirations and ambitions of a new people. In this work, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Gordon S. Wood discusses the character and consequences of the revolution, grounding the events and ideas that shaped the American consciousness.

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The American Revolution
Product Number: BX00027270
Product Number:C1983
Product Number:Z2513

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All formats/editions

CD
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Author(s): Gordon S. Wood
Narrator(s): Jack Garrett
Genre: History
Product Number C1983
Released: Feb 03, 2003
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781402542299
eBook
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Author(s): Gordon S. Wood
Product Number EB00162761
Released: Dec 27, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Modern Library
ISBN: #9781588361585

Professional reviews

"Anyone looking for a concise, interesting history of the seminal event in our nation's past should listen to this book. The author, one of the foremost historians of our age, has done a marvelous job explaining the causes and motivations leading to the Revolution. Jack Garrett's narration matches the book's tone exactly. He approaches the text with an authoritative tone and uses expert pacing to guide us through the story. Garrett's voice is clear and warm, and he makes us comfortable and eager to absorb Wood's words. He varies his pitch and inflections just enough to keep us wondering what might happen next, even though the story will be familiar to most readers. R.I.G. (c) AudioFile 2003, Portland, Maine"

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