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    • Madness Rules the Hour

    • Charleston, 1860, and the Mania for War
    • By: Paul Starobin
    • Narrated by: Kevin Stillwell
    • Length: 8 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    In 1860, Charleston, South Carolina, embodied the combustible spirit of the South. No city was more fervently attached to slavery, and no city was seen by the North as a greater threat to the bonds barely holding together the Union. And so, with Abraham Lincoln's election looming, Charleston's leaders faced a climactic decision: They could submit to abolition - or they could drive South Carolina out of the Union and hope that the rest of the South would follow.

    Regular price: $29.65

    • After America

    • Narratives for the Next Global Age
    • By: Paul Starobin
    • Narrated by: Lloyd James
    • Length: 14 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Moving beyond Fareed Zakaria's best-selling The Post-American World, veteran international correspondent Paul Starobin masterfully mixes fresh reportage with rigorous historical analysis to envision a world in which the United States is no longer the dominant superpower.

    Regular price: $27.99