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    • A Macat Analysis of Bernard Bailyn's The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution

    • By: Joshua Specht, Pierre-Etienne Stockland
    • Narrated by: Macat.com
    • Length: 1 hr and 54 mins
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    Before Bernard Bailyn published The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution in 1967, it was generally believed that the Revolution was driven both by social conflict between colonial settlers and the ruling British government, and by differences between classes in American society. Bailyn had a different view. He said that it was radical ideas that fired the American Revolution, and that the Revolution was above all else an ideological, constitutional, and political struggle.

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    • A Macat Analysis of Alfred W. Crosby's The Columbian Exchange: Biological and Cultural Consequences of 1492

    • By: Joshua Specht, Etienne Stockland
    • Narrated by: Macat.com
    • Length: 1 hr and 38 mins
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    Environmental factors shape our history just as much as - and sometimes more than - human factors. That's the premise of Alfred W. Crosby's 1972 work The Columbian Exchange: Biological and Cultural Consequences of 1492, a key text in environmental history.

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