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A pioneer girl traveling west with her Mormon family at the mid-point of the 19th century, Olive Oatman’s life story began like many others. But when Olive’s family were massacred and she was taken captive by Native Americans, her story took a unique turn....
Slavery in the United States has left deep, unhealed wounds in American society. It was a dark period in American history that saw the emergence of a number of heroes. One of these was a small woman, about five feet tall, who was a former slave....
American Revolution: A History from Beginning to End
One Hour History Revolution, Book 2
Stephen Paul Aulridge Jr.
Length: 1 hr and 2 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
The American Revolution, which had its roots in 1765 with a rejection of British authority to tax the colonies without fair representation and ended with the British defeat at Yorktown, was one of the most momentous events in the history of the North American continent....
One of the most famous women of the 20th century, Marie Curie was a trailblazer in the truest sense. Known for her discovery of two radioactive elements, radium and polonium, Marie Curie was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize....
Many scholars argue that Vlad III Dracula, also known as Vlad the Impaler, is the real Dracula. This audiobook tells the story of his life and times and discusses his connection to the fictional Count Dracula in a succinct, compelling manner, which makes for an entertaining listen packed with historical information....
5 out of 5 stars
Really Interesting and Educational - Narration Sometimes Too Rapid
Whether you approve or disapprove, globalization is an inescapable feature of the modern world. Trade between nations and continents is now commonplace, and this exchange of goods is inevitably accompanied by the exchange of ideas and cultures....
From his days as a carefree medical student roving the South American countryside to his tenure as the most preeminent revolutionary in the world, the true story of Che Guevara is finally uncovered....
The Assyrian Empire was the largest, most powerful, and longest-lasting in the ancient world. It included lands comprising modern-day Egypt, Syria, Iraq, Israel, Lebanon, Palestine, Kuwait, Jordan, Bahrain, and Cyprus, as well as parts of modern Saudi Arabia, Libya, Turkey, and Iran....