Little, Brown



Break It Up

In his engaging and enlightening Break It Up, Richard Kreitner focuses on four eras in American history when some sought to break away from the larger Union.

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Review of ‘Break It Up’

The dream of independence, not union, inspired the early European settlers of what is now the United States to leave their old world for a new one. The colonies were founded for different reasons, had different economies and pursued distinctively different interests. Race, religion, class, regional resentment and culture have always divided us. Our most…

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