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    • Scars of Independence

    • America's Violent Birth
    • By: Holger Hoock
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 14 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 77
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 69
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 68

    The American Revolution is often portrayed as an orderly, restrained rebellion, with brave patriots defending their noble ideals against an oppressive empire. It's a stirring narrative, and one the founders did their best to encourage after the war. But as historian Holger Hoock shows in this deeply researched and elegantly written account of America’s founding, the Revolution was not only a high-minded battle over principles, but also a profoundly violent civil war—one that shaped the nation, and the British Empire, in ways we have only begun to understand.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • we've come full circle

    • By Chris Coffman on 09-29-18

    Regular price: $34.95