• The Culper Ring

  • A Captivating Guide to George Washington's Spy Ring and Its Impact on the American Revolution
  • Di: Captivating History
  • Letto da: Duke Holm
  • Durata: 1 ora e 58 min
  • Versione integrale
  • Data di pubblicazione: 26 02 2018
  • Lingua: Inglese
  • Editore: Captivating History
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Explore the captivating history of the Culper Ring!

Spying and warfare have always gone hand-in-hand. From Julius Caesar to modern generals, we have accounts of commanders covertly gathering information about their opponents, ensuring they have the intelligence they need to conduct a war.

George Washington was not late to realize he needed a spy ring to defeat the British in the American Revolution. So, the Culper Ring was created, and their work during the American Revolutionary War was carried out in the shadows, often informally, and with a great deal of care for secrecy. Anyone caught spying was liable to be hanged by the British.

Based in New York during the British occupation, the Culper Ring provided vital intelligence from behind enemy lines. Their work gave Washington an insight into the British forces and their plans. They helped to turn the war in the revolutionaries' favor. And now, their story can be told once more.

Some of the topics covered in this book include:

  • Before the Culper Ring
  • The Birth of the Culper Ring
  • Teething Troubles
  • Rearrangement
  • The Culper Ring at Work
  • The View from the Other Side
  • After Arnold
  • Dying Days
  • And a great deal more that you don't want to miss out on!

Get the audiobook now to learn more about the Culper Ring!

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  • Totali
    5 out of 5 stars
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    5 out of 5 stars
  • Storia
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Alianna
  • 03 03 2018

in-depth research

Any additional comments?

Good book. I'm still listening to it, but so far it is good and very intriguing. It is not a personable book, more of an informative book, but I have really enjoyed it.

  • Totali
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Interpretazione
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Storia
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Shayla
  • 03 03 2018

Powerful book.

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Much better than the mini-series based on the book. Here the author was able to explain in greater detail what the ring went through to provide the info Washington needed.

  • Totali
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Interpretazione
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Storia
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Larry zhang
  • 03 03 2018

success guide

A factual recounting of the events and communications of the Culper ring. Pulls together many resources to put the story together, including recently discovered information

  • Totali
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Interpretazione
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Storia
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Rodney Wagner
  • 03 03 2018

historical interesting

Enjoyable and interesting listening, just not really enough material for a book. More character development would have been nice, but I imagine there isn't tons of source material

  • Totali
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Interpretazione
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Storia
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Reinaldo Costa
  • 03 03 2018

the culper ring

While the information is well organized, the book reads as a quick summary of events, people, and places involved. Great if you are looking for a basic understanding of the Culled Ring. I would have enjoyed more details into events and the people

  • Totali
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Interpretazione
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Storia
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Ramona Zamora
  • 03 03 2018

iam very lucky to have this book

This book gave the facts behind the show. I'm glad that I listen it. It was short and to the point.

  • Totali
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Interpretazione
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Storia
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Scottie Beaver
  • 03 03 2018

almost good

I thought this was a great book until I got to the end and the storytelling sort of ended and I was left with a list of resources to seek out and listen on my own.

  • Totali
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Interpretazione
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Storia
    5 out of 5 stars
  • H. Hampton
  • 03 03 2018

very suspensful

additional information. It was a fast and I recommend to anyone
interested in this time period of history. Very suspenseful

  • Totali
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Interpretazione
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Storia
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Eula Schultz
  • 03 03 2018

WELL PRESENTED

The information is well -presented and sourced. Listening about historical events can sometimes be tedious. Not so with this concise and informative book

  • Totali
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Interpretazione
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Storia
    5 out of 5 stars
  • cristina
  • 03 03 2018

nice story

Concise thesis and explanations of American Revolution spy ring. Supports other works with good details about life for the key players after the war. Quick, enjoyable listen with much historic information.

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  • Totali
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Interpretazione
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  • Rex
  • uk
  • 01 03 2018

The author did an excellent job

Any additional comments?

I was left wondering how much of a role the spies played in US history. The adder about the identity of the spy.If you want to do actual research, get this book entirely.

  • Totali
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Interpretazione
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Storia
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Cara
  • 01 03 2018

The Culper Ring

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I have always thought the Revolutionary War was one of the least represented eras of our history and I am glad this was written and proven to be popular. The book is well done, history fleshed out, and every American with an interest in how their nation was born should read this.

  • Totali
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Interpretazione
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Storia
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Delja
  • 01 03 2018

Excellent ...thought provoking!

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This book is interesting, to the point and well researched with very little unsubstantiated history without the author clearly making a reference to that fact.

  • Totali
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Interpretazione
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Storia
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Ella
  • 01 03 2018

Excellent book

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This book is entertaining. Amazingly inspiring, informative and insightful. I am troubled with hearing more about our founding fathers and mothers and the Colonial and Revolutionary War era. This book not only answered my interest but was highly impressive!

  • Totali
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Interpretazione
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Storia
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Jacey
  • 01 03 2018

Gift for a tween... success!!!

Any additional comments?

If you are listening please please please write more of these kinds of books on more historical figures!!!

  • Totali
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Interpretazione
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Storia
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Rowan
  • 01 03 2018

I loved, loved this book.

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I loved this book very much. It yet suggests the stage sweet and compares some variations between the opera and history as it happened. Quick and fascinating. I learned a lot.

  • Totali
    5 out of 5 stars
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    5 out of 5 stars
  • Storia
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Fable
  • 01 03 2018

Sooooooooo great

Bought this book for my 11-year-old grandson. He told me he has been listening to the audiobook and is really enjoying it. Lots of good advice told in an informative and intelligent manner.

  • Totali
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Interpretazione
    5 out of 5 stars
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    4 out of 5 stars
  • Sofia
  • uk
  • 01 03 2018

i enjoy this book

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This book arrived on time which is always and plus and so far it has been very interesting.

  • Totali
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Interpretazione
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Storia
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Jazz
  • 01 03 2018

Pieces of knowledge

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Surely gave me a fresh insight into this part of history. George Washington's spies are full of eye-opening historical events and explained the roles of the spies very clearly. The way the author wrote this, make it an easy and interesting.

  • Totali
    5 out of 5 stars
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  • Zak
  • 01 03 2018

Fully defined by this book.

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Pretty insightful to the warfare of the period. Gives something to think about in today's world relationship.