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Author: Rachel Lance
Release Date: April 07, 2020
How a determined scientist cracked the case of the first successful—and disastrous—submarine attack   On the night of February 17, 1864, the tiny Confederate submarine HL Hunley made its way toward the USS Housatonic just outside Cha...
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Author: Fergus M. Bordewich
Release Date: February 18, 2020
The story of how Congress helped win the Civil War--a new perspective that puts the House and Senate, rather than Lincoln, at the center of the conflict.This brilliantly argued new perspective on the Civil War overturns the popular conception that Ab...
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Author: Brenda Wineapple | Narrator: Gabra Zackman
Release Date: May 21, 2019
“This absorbing and important book recounts the titanic struggle over the implications of the Civil War amid the impeachment of a defiant and temperamentally erratic American president.”—Jon Meacham, Pulitzer Prize–winning aut...
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Author: David S. Reynolds | Narrator: P.J. Ochlan
Release Date: May 14, 2019
Few historical figures are as intriguing as John Brown, the controversial Abolitionist who used terrorist tactics against slavery and single-handedly changed the course of American history. This brilliant biography of Brown (1800—1859) by the p...
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Author: Henry Louis Gates, Jr. | Narrator: Dominic Hoffman
Release Date: April 02, 2019
A profound new rendering of the struggle by African-Americans for equality after the Civil War and the violent counter-revolution that resubjugated them, as seen through the prism of the war of images and ideas that have left an enduring racist stain...
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Author: Andrew Delbanco | Narrator: Ari Fliakos
Release Date: November 06, 2018
Winner of the Mark Lynton History Prize Winner of the Anisfield-Wolf Book AwardA New York Times Critics' Best Book of 2018"Excellent... stunning."—Ta-Nehisi CoatesThe devastating story of how fugitive slaves drove the nation...
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Author: Ron Chernow | Narrator: Mark Bramhall
Release Date: December 12, 2017
The #1 New York Times bestseller.New York Times Book Review 10 Best Books of 2017Pulitzer Prize winner Ron Chernow returns with a sweeping and dramatic portrait of one of our most compelling generals and presidents, Ulysses S. Grant.   Ulys...
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Author: Elizabeth Brown Pryor | Narrator: Kimberly Farr and Beverly Brown
Release Date: February 07, 2017
From an award-winning historian, an engrossing look at how Abraham Lincoln grappled with the challenges of leadership in an unruly democracy An awkward first meeting with U.S. Army officers, on the eve of the Civil War. A conversation on the White Ho...
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Author: Randall Fuller | Narrator: Stefan Rudnicki
Release Date: January 24, 2017
A compelling portrait of a unique moment in American history when the ideas of Charles Darwin reshaped American notions about nature, religion, science and race“A lively and informative history.” – The New York Times Book ReviewThro...
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Author: James M. McPherson | Narrator: Robert Fass
Release Date: October 07, 2014
From the dean of Civil War historians and Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Battle Cry of Freedom, a powerful new reckoning with Jefferson Davis as military commander of the ConfederacyHistory has not been kind to Jefferson Davis. His&...
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Author: Joshua Zeitz | Narrator: Malcolm Hillgartner
Release Date: February 04, 2014
A timely and intimate look into Abraham Lincoln’s White House through the lives of his two closest aides and confidantsLincoln’s official secretaries John Hay and John Nicolay enjoyed more access, witnessed more history, and knew Lincoln ...
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Author: Tony Horwitz | Narrator: Arthur Addison
Release Date: November 19, 2013
When prize-winning war correspondent Tony Horwitz leaves the battlefields of Bosnia and the Middle East for a peaceful corner of the Blue Ridge Mountains, he thinks he's put war zones behind him. But awakened one morning by the crackle of musket fire...
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