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American Heritage

Great Minds of History



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The great historians of our day take you on a personal tour through the crucial moments in American historyConducted by the highly respected news commentator and anchor for the History Channel, Roger Mudd, this collection of uniquely intimate interviews gathers the personal perspectives of our best and brightest historians on their favorite pivotal eras in American history. Shared with an immediacy and enthusiasm that brings to vivid life the figures and periods discussed, here are the fascinating insights and rare anecdotes of Gordon Wood on the Colonial Era and American Revolution; James McPherson on the Civil War and Reconstruction; Richard White on Westward Expansion; David McCullough on the early Twentieth Century; and Stephen Ambrose on World War II and the postwar era.From the Editors of American Heritage magazine, the country's premier history publication."Fascinating. Highly recommended."--Library Journal

Author Biography

STEPHEN AMBROSE The bestselling author of Citizen Soldiers, Undaunted Courage, and D-Day illuminates the calamity and triumph of World War II, the Cold War, and the infamous Nixon years. DAVID MCCULLOUGH The winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Truman and the National Book Award for Mornings on Horseback and Path Between the Seas recalls the massively impactful dawn of the Industrial Age. JAMES MCPHERSON The Pulitzer Prize--winning author of Battle Cry of Freedom traces the events leading up to the Civil War, the conflict itself, and the complex aftermath of Reconstruction. RICHARD WHITE The recipient of the prestigious MacArthur fellowship and author of Middle Ground considers the far-reaching effects that westward expansion continues to exercise on us all. GORDON WOOD The winner of the Pulitzer Prize for The Radicalism of the American Revolution recounts the volatile colonial era and the machinations that led to a bloody war and the remarkable birth of a nation.
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March 3rd, 1999
Country of Publication
United States
John Wiley & Sons Inc
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