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    • The History of the United States, 2nd Edition

    • By: The Great Courses, Allen C. Guelzo, Gary W. Gallagher, and others
    • Narrated by: Allen C. Guelzo, Gary W. Gallagher, Patrick N. Allitt
    • Length: 43 hrs and 23 mins
    • Original Recording
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,923
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,728
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,708

    This comprehensive series of 84 lectures features three award-winning historians sharing their insights into this nation's past-from the European settlement and the Revolutionary War through the Civil War, 19th-century industrialization, two world wars, and the present day. These lectures give you the opportunity to grasp the different aspects of our past that combine to make us distinctly American, and to gain the knowledge so essential to recognizing not only what makes this country such a noteworthy part of world history, but the varying degrees to which it has lived up to its ideals.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wow!

    • By Christina on 09-09-14

    Regular price: $59.95

    • The American Civil War

    • By: Gary W. Gallagher, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Gary W. Gallagher
    • Length: 24 hrs and 37 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,806
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,630
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1,620

    Between 1861 and 1865, the clash of the greatest armies the Western hemisphere had ever seen turned small towns, little-known streams, and obscure meadows in the American countryside into names we will always remember. In those great battles, those streams ran red with blood-and the United States was truly born.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent Series

    • By Rodney on 07-09-13

    Regular price: $52.95

    • Robert E. Lee and His High Command

    • By: Gary W. Gallagher, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Gary W. Gallagher
    • Length: 12 hrs and 19 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 201
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 184
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 183

    Few events have captivated students of American history like the Civil War. Its most striking personalities seem somehow outsized, magnified beyond the ability of books or even legend to contain them. And few among those personalities have ever held our attention like General Robert Edward Lee.With his Army of Northern Virginia, Lee came to embody the cause of the Confederacy itself

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent Review of Lee's High Command

    • By Brad on 09-20-13

    Regular price: $34.95