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Title:The Great Upheaval: America and the Birth of the Modern World, 1788-1800
Item ID:JM00-5011
Publisher:HarperCollins, New York, 2007
Condition:As New
Dust Jacket:As New
HarperCollins, 2007, Hardcover, Book Condition: As New, Dust Jacket Condition: As New, First

In this sweeping, magisterial drama, 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 to walk upon the world stage: Washington and Jefferson, Louis XVI and Robespierre, Catherine the Great, Adams, Napoleon, and Selim III. With powerful echoes for understanding the international chaos that confronts the globe today, we see them all fighting desperately for the ideals they believed in, whether man-made democracy or divinely inspired autocracy, whether republicanism or Allah's law 16 pages of b&w photos, 3 maps. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 659 pages. -Photo available upon request. Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Military & Warfare. ISBN: 0060083131. ISBN/EAN: 9780060083137. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 5011.
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