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“An engaging piece of historical detective work and narrative craft.” —Chicago Tribune At a time when America’s founding principles are being debated as never before, Russell Shorto looks back to the era in which those principles were forged. In Revolution Song, Shorto weaves the lives of six people into a seamless narrative that casts fresh light on the range of experience in colonial America on the cusp of revolution. The result is a brilliant defense of American values with a compelling message: the American Revolution is still being fought today, and its ideals are worth defending.

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Genre: History
Author: Russell Shorto
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Release: 2017-11-07
File: 512 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780393245554

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At a time when America's founding principles are being debated as never before, Russell Shorto looks back to the era in which those principles were forged. In Revolution Song, Shorto weaves the lives of six people into a seamless narrative that casts fresh light on the range of experience in colonial America on the cusp of revolution. The result is a brilliant defense of American values with a compelling message: the American Revolution is still being fought today, and its ideals are worth defending.

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Genre: History
Author: Russell Shorto
Publisher: W. W. Norton
Release: 2018-11-06
File: 640 Pages
ISBN-13: 0393356213

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Become an expert on the Revolutionary War American Revolution For Dummies capitalizes on the recent resurgence of interest in the Revolutionary War period—one of the most important in the history of the United States. From the founding fathers to the Declaration of Independence, and everything that encapsulates this extraordinary period in American history, American Revolution For Dummies is your one-stop guide to the birth of the United States of America. Understanding the critical issues of this era is essential to the study of subsequent periods in American history ... and this book makes it more accessible than ever before. Covers events leading up to the war, including the Sugar Act, Stamp Act, and the Boston Tea Party Provides information on The Declaration of Independence Offers insight on major battles, including the Battles of Lexington and Concord, Bunker Hill, and Yorktown Reviews key figures, including George Washington, Charles Cornwallis, the Marquis de Lafayette, and Alexander Hamilton If you want or need to become more knowledgeable about the American War of Independence and the people and period surrounding it, this book gives you the information necessary to become an expert on the essential details of the revolutionary period.

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Genre: History
Author: Steve Wiegand
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release: 2019-09-04
File: 384 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781119593515

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Bestselling author Lauren Tarshis tackles the American Revolution in this latest installment of the groundbreaking, New York Times bestselling I Survived series.

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Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Author: Lauren Tarshis
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
Release: 2017-08-29
File: 144 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780545919753

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Russell Shorto meticulously investigates Christian history and the Bible’s New Testament to reveal the true, historical Jesus Christ. For roughly two thousand years, the world has known only the biblical depiction of Jesus: the virgin birth, miraculous life, and resurrection. Recently, scholars have pursued the historical Jesus Christ by poring through texts, examining ancient documents, and even holding votes. They make a fresh attempt to answer some of history’s greatest questions: Who was he? Where did he live? What did he think? And was the Bible’s account true? In Gospel Truth, bestselling author Russell Shorto (The Island at the Center of the World) brings a journalist’s eye to the life of Jesus Christ. Shorto looks into the Jesus Seminar, where historians seek and analyze evidence of the world’s most famous carpenter’s son. He compiles their research and ideas to create a composite biographical portrait of Yeshu, a man of ordinary beginnings who changed the world in extraordinary ways. A skillfully compiled biblical interpretation, Shorto shows “a Jesus stripped of the unhistorical” (Library Journal). The result will fascinate believers and nonbelievers alike.

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Genre: Religion
Author: Russell Shorto
Publisher: Open Road Media
Release: 2012-09-04
File: 306 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781453265925

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Author: Henry Cabot Lodge
Publisher:
Release: 1882
File: 306 Pages
ISBN-13: HARVARD:32044014616536

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Genre: Avarice
Author: Washington Irving
Publisher:
Release: 1893
File: 218 Pages
ISBN-13: HARVARD:32044005284948

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A backstage pass to the groundbreaking, hit musical Hamilton, winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and Eleven Tony Awards, including Best Musical, including the award-winning libretto, behind-the-scenes photos and interviews, and exclusive footnotes from composer-lyricist-star Lin-Manuel Miranda, now streaming on Disney+ with the original cast. Lin-Manuel Miranda's groundbreaking musical Hamilton is as revolutionary as its subject, the poor kid from the Caribbean who fought the British, defended the Constitution, and helped to found the United States. Fusing hip-hop, pop, R&B, and the best traditions of theater, this once-in-a-generation show broadens the sound of Broadway, reveals the storytelling power of rap, and claims our country's origins for a diverse new generation. Hamilton: The Revolution gives readers an unprecedented view of both revolutions, from the only two writers able to provide it. Miranda, along with Jeremy McCarter, a cultural critic and theater artist who was involved in the project from its earliest stages -- "since before this was even a show," according to Miranda -- traces its development from an improbable performance at the White House to its landmark opening night on Broadway six years later. In addition, Miranda has written more than 200 funny, revealing footnotes for his award-winning libretto, the full text of which is published here. Their account features photos by the renowned Frank Ockenfels and veteran Broadway photographer, Joan Marcus; exclusive looks at notebooks and emails; interviews with Questlove, Stephen Sondheim, leading political commentators, and more than 50 people involved with the production; and multiple appearances by President Obama himself. The book does more than tell the surprising story of how a Broadway musical became a national phenomenon: It demonstrates that America has always been renewed by the brash upstarts and brilliant outsiders, the men and women who don't throw away their shot.

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Genre: Performing Arts
Author: Lin-Manuel Miranda
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Release: 2016-04-12
File: 288 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781455567539

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An illustrated version of the narrative poem which describes Paul Revere's midnight ride in 1775 to warn the people of the Boston countryside of an impending attack by the British.

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Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Author: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Publisher:
Release: 2011
File: 32 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781590788691

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First published in 1923, this book examines how the English and American people opposed or helped each other during and after the American Revolution.

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Genre: History
Author: Claude H. van Tyne
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Release: 2014-01-30
File: 206 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781107645295

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