Don't Know Much About History
[everything You Need to Know About American History but Never Learned]Audiobook CD - 1992
Who really "discovered" America? Why was Kansas "bloody? "What was so "great" about the Great Depression? From Kenneth C. Davis, author of Don't Know Much About® Geography, Don't Know Much About® the Civil War and Don't Know Much About® the Bible, comes a lively presentation of the phenomenal bestseller that has brought American history to life for hundreds of thousands of readers.From the first settlements of the continent through Vietnam, Watergate, and Reagan, Davis takes listeners on a rollicking ride through 600 years of Americana. With wit, candor, and fascinating facts, Don't Know Much About® History explodes long-held myths and misconceptions--revealing the very human side of history that the textbooks neglect.In this entertaining presentation, you'll meet the personalities who helped shape our nation and hear the words and wisdom that have endured through the centuries. From the French and Indian War to Vietnam, from George Washington to George Bush, here is the story of how we got to where we are today--and the questions that have plagued most of us since grade school are more interesting than ever before.
Publisher: New York, NY : Bantam Audio, 1992.
Branch Call Number: CD 973 Davi
Characteristics: 3 sound discs (180 min.) : digital 4 3/4 in.