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    • The Men Who Lost America: British Leadership, the American Revolution and the Fate of the Empire

    • The Lewis Walpole Series in Eighteenth-Century Culture and History
    • By: Andrew Jackson O'Shaughnessy
    • Narrated by: Gildart Jackson
    • Length: 21 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 189
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 173

    The loss of America was a stunning and unexpected defeat for the powerful British Empire. Common wisdom has held that incompetent military commanders and political leaders in Britain must have been to blame, but were they? This intriguing audiobook makes a different argument. Weaving together the personal stories of ten prominent men historian Andrew O'Shaughnessy dispels the incompetence myth and uncovers the real reasons that rebellious colonials were able to achieve victory.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent!

    • By Rayl on 10-31-16

    Regular price: $41.99