Publish date: January 1st 2005
Publisher: Recorded Books
Edition language: English
Trust David McCullough to make a story you have heard many times still thrilling.
Well written and engaging. Books like this are an easy way to learn history.
Finding a point to start when wanting to learn about American History is appealing in itself. With history, finding a beginning is always tricky. I could have started with Christopher Columbus’s voyage, for instance. But my rationale for choosing 1776 was to follow the events and individuals that de...
Superb. You are dragged through every trench, over every mud steeped mile and holed up in every drenched tent. A stunning portrayal of just one year that is clear, concise and accessible, especially to those who do not usually dable in military history.
David McCullough is an acclaimed American historian who has been awarded the Pulitzer Prise for his biography of John Adams. I decided to read 1776 because I wanted to learn more about the American Revolution. I know absolutely nothing about it – except of course that it happened but the exact histo...
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