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The Resource The great upheaval : [America and the birth of the modern world, 1788-1800], Jay Winik

The great upheaval : [America and the birth of the modern world, 1788-1800], Jay Winik

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The great upheaval : [America and the birth of the modern world, 1788-1800]
Title
The great upheaval
Title remainder
[America and the birth of the modern world, 1788-1800]
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Jay Winik
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Language
eng
Summary
It is an era that redefined history. As the 1790s began, a fragile America teetered on the brink of oblivion, Russia towered as a vast imperial power, and France plunged into monumental revolution. But none of these remarkable events occurred in isolation. In The Great Upheaval, acclaimed historian Jay Winik masterfully illuminates how their fates combined in one extraordinary moment to change the course of civilization. Winik brings his vast, meticulous research and narrative genius to the cold, dark battlefields and deadly clashes of ideologies that defined this age. Here is a savage world war, the toppling of a great dynasty, and an America struggling to survive at home and abroad. Here, too, is the first modern Holy War between Islam and a resurgent Christian empire. And here is the richest cast of characters ever to walk upon the world stage: Washington and Jefferson, Louis XVI and Robespierre, Catherine the Great, Adams, Napoleon, and Selim III. Exquisitely written and utterly compelling, The Great Upheaval vividly depicts an arc of revolutionary fervor stretching from Philadelphia and Paris to St. Petersburg and Cairo-with fateful results. A landmark in historical literature, Winik's gripping, epic portrait of this tumultuous decade will forever transform the way we see America's beginnings and our world
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Midwest
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1957-
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Winik, Jay
Dewey number
973.3
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other
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Read by Sam Tsoutsouvas
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Tsoutsouvas, Sam
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  • History, Modern
  • Civilization, Modern
  • France
  • Russia
  • Russia
  • United States
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adult
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The great upheaval : [America and the birth of the modern world, 1788-1800], Jay Winik
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digital storage
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier.
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spoken word
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  • spw
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rdacontent.
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MWT11586976
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Abridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (12hr., 53 min.))
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  • online
  • electronic
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9780061554384
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  • c
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MWT11586976
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sound
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11586976
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The great upheaval : [America and the birth of the modern world, 1788-1800], Jay Winik
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Publication
Distribution
Antecedent source
unknown
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digital storage
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online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
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not applicable
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unknown
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spoken word
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  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
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MWT11586976
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Abridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (12hr., 53 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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not applicable
Isbn
9780061554384
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not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
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unknown
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unknown
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computer
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rdamedia.
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  • c
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digital.
Publisher number
MWT11586976
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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11586976
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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