Give Me Liberty: A History of America's Exceptional Idea, Richard Brookhiser
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Give Me Liberty: A History of America's Exceptional Idea

Author: Richard Brookhiser

Narrator: Tony Messano

Unabridged: 7 hr 37 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Hachette Audio

Published: 11/05/2019

Genre: History - United States

Synopsis

An award-winning historian recounts the history of American liberty through the stories of thirteen essential documentsNationalism is inevitable: It supplies feelings of belonging, identity, and recognition. It binds us to our neighbors and tells us who we are. But increasingly -- from the United States to India, from Russia to Burma -- nationalism is being invoked for unworthy ends: to disdain minorities or to support despots. As a result, nationalism has become to many a dirty word.In Give Me Liberty, award-winning historian and biographer Richard Brookhiser offers up a truer and more inspiring story of American nationalism as it has evolved over four hundred years. He examines America's history through thirteen documents that made the United States a new country in a new world: a free country. We are what we are because of them; we stay true to what we are by staying true to them.Americans have always sought liberty, asked for it, fought for it; every victory has been the fulfillment of old hopes and promises. This is our nationalism, and we should be proud of it.

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