David McCullough Great Moments in History E-book Box Set - David McCullough

David McCullough Great Moments in History E-book Box Set

By David McCullough

  • Release Date: 2011-05-24
  • Genre: History
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From New York Times bestselling author David McCullough, a special eBook boxed set features books that study key points of American history.

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.