The Unknown American Revolution by Gary B. Nash audiobook

The Unknown American Revolution: The Unruly Birth of Democracy and the Struggle to Create America

By Gary B. Nash
Read by David de Vries

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21.00 Hours Unabridged
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In this audacious recasting of the American Revolution, distinguished historian Gary Nash offers a profound new way of thinking about the struggle to create this country, introducing readers to a coalition of patriots from all classes and races of American society. From millennialist preachers to enslaved Africans, disgruntled women to aggrieved Indians, the people so vividly portrayed in this book did not all agree or succeed, but during the exhilarating and messy years of this country's birth, they laid down ideas that have become part of our inheritance and ideals toward which we still strive today.

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In this audacious recasting of the American Revolution, distinguished historian Gary Nash offers a profound new way of thinking about the struggle to create this country, introducing readers to a coalition of patriots from all classes and races of American society. From millennialist preachers to enslaved Africans, disgruntled women to aggrieved Indians, the people so vividly portrayed in this book did not all agree or succeed, but during the exhilarating and messy years of this country's birth, they laid down ideas that have become part of our inheritance and ideals toward which we still strive today.

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Author Bio: Gary B. Nash

Author Bio: Gary B. Nash

Gary B. Nash is professor of history at UCLA and director of the National Center for History in the Schools. He is the former president of the Organization of American Historians, cochair of the National History Standards Project, and a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/History
Runtime: 21.00
Audience: Adult
Language: English