Don't Know Much About History, Anniversary Edition

Everything You Need to Know About American History but Never Learned

By Kenneth C. Davis
(Harper Paperbacks, Paperback, 9780061960543, 752pp.)

Publication Date: May 2012

Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover, Paperback, Compact Disc, Compact Disc, Audio Cassette, Compact Disc

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More than 1.6 million copies sold!

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From the arrival of Columbus through the historic election of Barack Obama and beyond, Davis carries readers on a rollicking ride through more than five hundred years of American history. In this newly revised, expanded, and updated edition of the classic anti-textbook, he debunks, recounts, and serves up the real story behind the myths and fallacies of American history.




About the Author

Kenneth C. Davis is the New York Times bestselling author of A Nation Rising; America's Hidden History; and Don't Know Much About® History, which spent thirty-five consecutive weeks on the New York Times bestseller list, sold more than 1.6 million copies, and gave rise to his phenomenal Don't Know Much About® series for adults and children. A resident of New York City and Dorset, Vermont, Davis frequently appears on national television and radio and has been a commentator on NPR's All Things Considered. He blogs regularly at www.dontknowmuch.com.

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