Kindle ePUB or PDF The Skeptic's Guide to American History The Great Courses #8588 Author Mark Stoler

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Ch a fascinating chapter in the larger story of Western civilization And in this bold 24 lecture series you can do just that. I found this to be very enlightening and interesting The downside to buying this through audiblecom instead of through the Great Courses is you don t have access to the lecture notes which would cer

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The Skeptic's Guide to American History The Great Courses #8588

Your understanding of this great nation's past and actually strengthen your appreciation for what makes American history su. This series of lectures starts off with the discovery of the North American continent and concludes it s critical analysis around the time of the Vietnam War It is important to note this is not a se

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To take a skeptical approach to American history is not to dabble in imaginative conspiracy theories; rather it's to reframe. Living through an era is much different from reading about the history of it The one learns about particular historical happenings the complicated their causes occurrences and conseuences become T


10 thoughts on “The Skeptic's Guide to American History The Great Courses #8588

  1. says:

    What's a book? Is it whatever you can check off as currently reading on Goodreads? Do e books count? Do audiobooks? What about a podcast series like Serial? Where's the line? What about an essay of just a couple dozen pages? It's not really a book or is it? If I set a goal of reading 75 books as I have this year and one or of my entries is made up of a series only available on audio does that count? Or should

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    Living through an era is much different from reading about the history of it The one learns about particular historical happenings the complicated their causes occurrences and conseuences become Thus there are plenty of misconceptions

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    The Skeptics Guide to American History is a collection of fairly short lectures that take the listener from the Revolutionary War to the end of the Cold War For the most part it's a history of politics and conflict and I found myself surprised than once with Mark A Stoler's perspective on the past It is anything but complete but offers an insight into America's history and dispels some of the myths that many Americans believe to b

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    This series of lectures starts off with the discovery of the North American continent and concludes it's critical analysis around the time of the Vietnam War It is important to note this is not a set of lectures designed to build a foundational history but to augment knowledge from a perspective that is not as

  5. says:

    I have a friend who's a freshman congressman and have told him every member of congress should watch or listen to this course from The Great Courses It's a different kind of survey course in which each lecture takes on some popularly held belief or myth about America's past and examines in with a skeptic's eye Many of the myths discussed are freuently cited by politicians today to support some viewpoint they are pushing While i

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    Come election time you're going to want to have read this book in order to see through the garbage that's dished out as history by po

  7. says:

    A great course indeedProfessor Stoler dissects the many myths that continue to perpetuate in the US From the Pilgrims to the Information Age and everything in between he analyzes different events and the people involved and sheds light on the actual facts in a clear and concise mannerI have to admit a lot of what the Professor went over I d

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    “Further ideology and perceptions are themselves products of all the general factors previously cited as causes of the war Economics culture politics political theory moral values And the common denominator linking all of these previously sited causes is SLAVERY It is therefore the basic cause of the war”This book is

  9. says:

    I found this to be very enlightening and interesting The downside to buying this through audiblecom instead of through the Great Courses is you don't have access to the lecture notes which would certainly be helpful to search out information But the price is so much better this way that it's hard to turn downThis

  10. says:

    One of my favorite Great Courses I thought it might just be a big debunking mess but instead I thoroughly enjoyed Stoler's take on American misconceptions

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