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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0938935518, Audio Cassette)Here for the first time is a comprehensive dramatic history of the United States at War-on audio cassettes! Our nation's nine major wars are explained so clearly that you'll never forget them-or the lessons they have taught us. More than a military history these cassettes explore the political economic and social forces that have erupted in warfare. You'll see the largest historical forces that cause war-irreconcilable political principles trade disputes territorial ambition and even fear. You'll feel the immediate desolation and misery that war always brings and learn how a war's political legacy may produce more lasting damage. Although the series concentrates on America its scope is much broader. Foreign affairs and European history are included to provide a necessary perspective. Many founding fathers believed the real American Revolution was not the war with Britain but the revolution in ideas which preceded and caused the war. This presentation explores the character and the ideas of 18th century Americans and examines what caused them to rebel
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Describes the historical context for the American Revolutionary war, and how it resolved or failed to resolve the forces that caused it. Part I examines the revolution in ideas which preceded and caused the war. Part II examines the American fight for independence against Great Britain that would last seven years.
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