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    • Diderot and the Art of Thinking Freely

    • By: Andrew S. Curran
    • Narrated by: Paul Boehmer
    • Length: 13 hrs and 18 mins
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    Denis Diderot is often associated with the decades-long battle to bring the world's first comprehensive Encyclopedie into existence. But his most daring writing took place in the shadows. Thrown into prison for his atheism in 1749, Diderot decided to reserve his best books for posterity - for us, in fact. In the astonishing cache of unpublished writings left behind after his death, Diderot challenged virtually all of his century's accepted truths, from the sanctity of monarchy, to the racial justification of the slave trade, to the norms of human sexuality.

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    • Heaven on Earth

    • The Rise, Fall, and Afterlife of Socialism
    • By: Joshua Muravchik
    • Narrated by: Bob Souer
    • Length: 16 hrs and 33 mins
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    Socialism was man's most ambitious attempt to supplant religion with a doctrine claiming to ground itself in "science". Each failure to create societies of abundance or give birth to "the New Man" inspired more searching for the path to the promised land: revolution, communes, social democracy, communism, fascism, Arab socialism, African socialism. None worked, and some exacted a staggering human toll. Then, after two centuries of wishful thinking and bitter disappointment, socialism imploded in a fin de siecle drama of falling walls and collapsing regimes.

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    • The Great War in America

    • World War I and Its Aftermath
    • By: Garrett Peck
    • Narrated by: Joe Barrett
    • Length: 12 hrs and 59 mins
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    The Great War is often overlooked, especially compared to World War II, which is considered the "last good war." The United States was disillusioned with what it achieved in the earlier war and withdrew into itself. Americans have tried to forget about it ever since. The Great War in America presents an opportunity to reexamine the country's role on the global stage and the tremendous political and social changes that overtook the nation because of the war. 

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    • E Pluribus Unum

    • How the Common Law Helped Unify and Liberate Colonial America, 1607-1776
    • By: William E. Nelson
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Yen
    • Length: 13 hrs and 22 mins
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    E Pluribus Unum highlights the political context in which the common law developed, and how it influenced the United States Constitution. In practice, the triumph of the common law over competing approaches gave lawyers more authority than governing officials. By the end of the 18th century, many colonial legal professionals began to espouse constitutional ideology that would mature into the doctrine of judicial review.

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    • Beyond the Last Path

    • A Buchenwald Survivor's Story
    • By: Eugene Weinstock
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 6 hrs and 1 min
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    This is the story of No. 22483, who had been shipped from Belgium to Buchenwald. It records what he saw and felt during his calvary from Antwerp to the Malin distribution camp in France and from there to the extermination camp of Buchenwald. He was one of the few people who both entered a Nazi concentration camp and left again. This is his remarkable personal story that records his experiences of one of the most harrowing events in human history.

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    • Remembering Emmett Till

    • By: Dave Tell
    • Narrated by: David Sadzin
    • Length: 10 hrs and 15 mins
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    Take a drive through the Mississippi Delta today and you'll find a landscape dotted with memorials to major figures and events from the civil rights movement. Perhaps the most chilling are those devoted to the murder of Emmett Till, a tragedy of hate and injustice that became a beacon in the fight for racial equality. In Remembering Emmett Till, Dave Tell gives us five accounts of the commemoration of this infamous crime.

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    • The Inquisition in the New World

    • The History and Legacy of the Inquisition After Spain and Portugal Colonized the Americas
    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Dan Gallagher
    • Length: 2 hrs and 11 mins
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    The notorious Spanish Inquisition in the 15th century, the subject of multiple documentaries, movies, and other pop culture mediums, is remembered for its oppression, barbarous torture, and religious tyranny. It was roughly around this time that a period of European exploration began. 

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    • The Liberation of Paris

    • How Eisenhower, de Gaulle, and von Choltitz Saved the City of Light
    • By: Jean Edward Smith
    • Narrated by: Fred Sanders
    • Length: 6 hrs and 11 mins
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    Prize-winning and best-selling historian Jean Edward Smith tells the dramatic story of the liberation of Paris during World War II - a triumph that was achieved through the remarkable efforts of Americans, French, and Germans, all racing to save the city from destruction. 

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    • Shakespeare's Library

    • Unlocking the Greatest Mystery in Literature
    • By: Stuart Kells
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 8 hrs and 42 mins
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    Millions of words of scholarship have been expended on the world's most famous author and his work. And yet a critical part of the puzzle, Shakespeare's library, is a mystery. For four centuries people have searched for it: in mansions, palaces, and libraries; in riverbeds, sheep pens, and partridge coops; and in the corridors of the mind. Yet no trace of the Bard's manuscripts, books, or letters has ever been found.

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    • The Real Watergate Scandal

    • Collusion, Conspiracy, and the Plot That Brought Nixon Down
    • By: Geoff Shepard
    • Narrated by: Chris Abell
    • Length: 7 hrs and 29 mins
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    An aging judge about to step down. Aggressive prosecutors friendly with the judge. A disgraced president. A nation that had already made up its mind. The Watergate trials were a legal mess-and now, with the discovery of new documents that reveal shocking misconduct by prosecutors and judges alike, former Nixon staffer Geoff Shepard has a convincing case that the wrongdoing of these history-making trials was actually a bigger scandal than the Watergate scandal itself.

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    • The History of Gangster Rap

    • From Schoolly D to Kendrick Lamar, the Rise of a Great American Art Form
    • By: Soren Baker, Xzibit - foreword
    • Narrated by: James Shippy, Soren Baker
    • Length: 11 hrs and 25 mins
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    The History of Gangster Rap is a deep dive into one of the most fascinating subgenres of any music category to date. Sixteen detailed chapters, organized chronologically, examine the evolution of gangster rap, its main players, and the culture that created this revolutionary music. From still-swirling conspiracy theories about the murders of Biggie and Tupac to the release of the 2015 film Straight Outta Compton, the era of gangster rap is one that fascinates music junkies and remains at the forefront of pop culture.  

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    • Turning Point

    • The Battle for Milne Bay 1942 - Japan's First Land Defeat in World War II
    • By: Michael Veitch
    • Narrated by: Michael Veitch
    • Length: 8 hrs and 49 mins
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    September 1942 marked the high point of Axis conquest in World War II. In the Pacific, Japan's soldiers had seemed unstoppable. However, the tide was about to turn. On Sunday, 6 September 1942, Japanese land forces suffered their first conclusive defeat at the hands of the Allies. At Milne Bay in Papua New Guinea, a predominantly Australian force - including 75 Squadron (fresh from their action in 44 Days) - fought for two weeks to successfully defend a vital airstrip against a determined Japanese invasion.

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    • The Wars of the Diadochi

    • The Battle for Alexander the Great's Legacy
    • By: in60Learning
    • Narrated by: Tony Honickberg
    • Length: 1 hr and 16 mins
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    When Alexander the Great died, his empire collapsed in a rash of battles an in-fighting between his cavalcade of generals. The Wars of the Diadochi divided up his holdings and determined how much of the Mediterranean world would look for the next thousands of years. This audiobook jumps into this tumultuous conflict that lasted for nearly 100 years and impacted every person living in the ancient world. It would also be the conflict most responsible for spreading and consolidating Greek culture throughout the ancient world.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Powerful Peace

    • A Navy Seal's Lessons on Peace from a Lifetime at War
    • By: J. Robert DuBois
    • Narrated by: Rob Dubois
    • Length: 5 hrs and 51 mins
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    In this honest, hard-hitting look at war and peace, a Navy SEAL and experienced security consultant explains that force is sometimes necessary, that persuasion is more powerful, and that some conflict is unnecessary and preventable. The goal of Powerful Peace is to open the listener’s mind about other cultures to comprehend that different does not have to mean wrong - and that an individual’s life can be richer and more enjoyable when conflicts are handled wisely.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • War in East Texas

    • Regulators vs. Moderators
    • By: Bill O'Neal
    • Narrated by: Cliff Allen
    • Length: 6 hrs and 17 mins
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    From 1840 through 1844 East Texas was wracked by murderous violence between regulator and moderator factions. More than 30 men were killed in assassinations, lynchings, ambushes, street fights, and pitched battles. The sheriff of Harrison County was murdered, and so was the founder of Marshall, as well as a former district judge. Senator Robert Potter, a signer of the Texas declaration of independence, was slain by Regulators near his Caddo Lake home. Courts ceased to operate and anarchy reigned in Shelby County, Panola District, and Harrison County.

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    • The Great Famine: A History from Beginning to End

    • By: Hourly History
    • Narrated by: Matthew J. Chandler-Smith
    • Length: 1 hr and 2 mins
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    The Great Famine which afflicted Ireland from 1845 to 1849 was one of the most catastrophic events in Europe during the 19th century. More than one-quarter of the population of Ireland died of starvation or associated disease, or were forced to emigrate...The Great Famine left a legacy of distrust and animosity between large segments of the population of Ireland and Great Britain, and this in part led to the movements which finally produced Irish independence.

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    • Thirteen Months in the Rebel Army

    • Being a Narrative of Personal Adventures in the Infantry, Ordnance, Cavalry, Courier, and Hospital Services; With an Exhibition of the Power, Purposes, Earnestness, Military Despotism, and Demoralization of the South
    • By: William G. Stevenson
    • Narrated by: Gregg Rizzo
    • Length: 3 hrs and 48 mins
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    In this personal account of the Civil War, William G. Stevenson was impressed into the Confederate Army, serving in Kentucky, Tennessee, and Alabama in the hospital service from mid-1861 until June 1862, when he escaped to the North. This is a "narrative of personal adventures in the infantry, ordnance, cavalry, courier, and hospital services, with an exhibition of the power, purposes, earnestness, military despotism, and demoralization of the South". First published in 1862. 

    • Being a Narrative of Personal Adventures in the Infantry, Ordnance, Cavalry, Courier, and Hospital Services; With an Exhibition of the Power, Purposes, Earnestness, Military Despotism, and Demoralization of the South
    • By: William G. Stevenson
    • Narrated by: Gregg Rizzo
    • Length: 3 hrs and 48 mins
    • Release date: 07-23-19
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    Regular price: $14.95

    • Tank Driver

    • With the 11th Armored from the Battle of the Bulge to VE Day
    • By: J. Ted Hartman
    • Narrated by: J. Scott Bennett
    • Length: 6 hrs and 23 mins
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    Tank Driver is the story of a young man’s combat initiation in World War II. Based on letters home, the sparse narrative has the immediacy of on-the-spot reporting. Ted Hartman was a teenager when he was sent overseas to drive a Sherman tank into combat to face the desperate German counterattack known as the Battle of the Bulge. Hartman gives a riveting account of the shifting tides of battle and the final Allied breakout. He tells about the concentration camps, the spectacle of defeated Germans, and the encounter with Russian soldiers in Austria that marked combat’s end.

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    • Thais of Athens

    • By: Ivan Yefremov
    • Narrated by: John A. Boulanger
    • Length: 21 hrs and 21 mins
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    The beautiful hetaera Thais was a real woman who inspired poets, artists, and sculptors in Athens, Memphis, Alexandria, Babylon, and Ecbatana. She traveled with Alexander the Great's army during his Persian campaign and was the only woman to enter the capitol of Persia - Persepolis. Love, beauty, philosophy, war, religion - all that and more in a historic masterpiece by Ivan Yefremov.

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    • Mansa Musa and Timbuktu

    • The History of the West African Emperor and Medieval Africa's Most Fabled City
    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Dan Gallagher
    • Length: 1 hr and 9 mins
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    Recent research has revealed that the richest person of all time lived in the 14th century in West Africa and went by many names, including Kankan Musa Keita, Emir of Melle, Lord of the Mines of Wangara, Conqueror of Ghanata, and the Lion of Mali II, but today he is usually referred to as Mansa Musa. Adjusting his wealth to modern values, he was worth about an estimated $400 billion as the Sultan of ancient Mali, which controlled the trade routes across the Sahara Desert.  

    Regular price: $6.95

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