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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 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12

    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