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ARK OF THE LIBERTIES: AMERICA AND THE WORLD

By: Widmer, Ted

Price: ¥750.00

Publisher: Hill and Wang: 2008

Seller ID: RWARE0000046099

ISBN: 0809027356

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


The United States stands at a historic crossroads; essential to the world y et unappreciated. America's decline in popularity over the last eight years has been nothing short of astonishing. With wit, brilliance, and deep affe ction, Ted Widmer, a scholar and a former presidential speechwriter, remind s everyone why this great nation had so far to fall. In a sweeping history of centuries, Ark of the Liberties recounts America's ambition to be the wo rld's guarantor of liberty. It is a success story that America, and the wor ld, forgets at its peril. From the Declaration of Independence to the... View more info

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THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION: A HISTORY

By: Wood, Gordon S.

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: Random House Publishing Grou: 2003

Seller ID: RWARE0000045460

ISBN: 0679640576

Condition: hVery Good/Very Good


"An elegant synthesis done by the leading scholar in the field, which nicel y integrates the work on the American Revolution over the last three decade s but never loses contact with the older, classic questions that we have be en arguing about for over two hundred years." -Joseph J. Ellis, author of Founding Brothers A magnificent account of the revolution in arms and consciousness that gave birth to the American republic. When Abraham Lincoln sought to define the significance of the United States , he naturally looked back to the American Revolution. He knew that the Rev olution no... View more info