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David McCullough Great Moments in History E-book Box Set

David McCullough Great Moments in History E-book Box Set

1776, The Johnstown Flood, Path Between the Seas, The Great Bridge, The Course of Human Events

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The David McCullough Great Moments in History e-book box set includes the following McCullough classics:

· 1776: The riveting story of George Washington, the men who marched with him, and their British foes in the momentous year of American independence.

· The Johnstown Flood: The classic history of an American tragedy that became a scandal in the age of the Robber Barons, the preventable flood that destroyed a town and killed 2,000 people.

· Path Between the Seas: The epic National Book Award-winning history of the heroic successes, tragic failures, and astonishing engineering and medical feats that made the Panama Canal possible.

· The Great Bridge: The remarkable, enthralling story of the planning and construction of the Brooklyn Bridge, which linked two great cities and epitomized American optimism, skill, and determination.

· Special Bonus: The Course of Human Events: In this Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities, David McCullough draws on his personal experience as a historian to acknowledge the crucial importance of writing in history’s enduring impact and influence, and he affirms the significance of history in teaching us about human nature through the ages.
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  • Simon & Schuster | 
  • 2048 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781451658231 | 
  • May 2011
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