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    • Hope and History

    • A Memoir of Tumultuous Times
    • By: William J. vanden Heuvel, Douglas Brinkley
    • Narrated by: Donald Corren
    • Length: 11 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
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    US Ambassador William J. vanden Heuvel presents his most important public speeches and writings, compiled and presented over eight decades of adventure and public service, woven together with anecdotes of his colorful life as a second-generation American, a soldier, a lawyer, a political activist, and a diplomat. He touches upon themes that resonate as much today as they did when he first encountered them: the impact of heroes and mentors, the tragedy of the Vietnam War, the problems of racism and desegregation in America, and more.

    Regular price: $20.89

    • 100 Days

    • How Four Events in 1969 Shaped America
    • By: Harlan Lebo
    • Narrated by: Tom Perkins
    • Length: 11 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Some events that transform a nation are frozen in time. Others pass with little public awareness and we only appreciate their momentous nature long after they occurred. Regardless, these events are few and - almost always - far between. But 50 years ago, in 1969, four such events took place within the span of only 100 days. In this book, cultural historian Harlan Lebo looks back at the first Moon landing, the Manson family murders, Woodstock, and the birth of the Internet to tell the story of how each event shaped the nation and how we perceive ourselves.

    • How Four Events in 1969 Shaped America
    • By: Harlan Lebo
    • Narrated by: Tom Perkins
    • Length: 11 hrs and 15 mins
    • Release date: 06-15-19
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    Regular price: $17.49

    • An Introduction to the Emerald Tablet of Thoth Hermes

    • A History of the Tablet, Commentaries, and Various Translations
    • By: Vincent Fox
    • Narrated by: Mike Luoma
    • Length: 3 hrs and 27 mins
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    You might have heard about Hermes Trismegistus, the various mystical writings that are attributed to him and the whole idea behind Hermeticism. Well, this audiobook is here to clear some things that you should definitely know about if you are thinking of getting into the whole idea of Hermeticism. Who even is Hermes Trismegistus, what does his name mean and what does it have to do with Hermeticism? These are some questions you might have asked yourself, and this audiobook will give you the answers. 

    Regular price: $14.95

    • A Brief History of Spain

    • By: Jeremy Black
    • Narrated by: Roger Davis
    • Length: 9 hrs and 45 mins
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    Despite being relatively brief, this very listenable history covers environmental, political, social, economic, cultural and artistic elements and is very open to regional variations and to the extent that the history of the peninsula and of its political groupings was far from inevitable. Its tone is accessible, supported by supplemental information, and is perfect for travellers to Spain.

    Regular price: $21.81

    • Lies My Teacher Told Me, 2nd Edition

    • By: Dr. James Loewen
    • Narrated by: L. J. Ganser
    • Length: 17 hrs and 36 mins
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    In Lies My Teacher Told Me, James W. Loewen brings history alive in all its complexity and ambiguity. Beginning with pre-Columbian history and ranging over characters and events as diverse as Reconstruction, Helen Keller, the first Thanksgiving, the My Lai massacre, 9/11, and the Iraq War, Loewen offers an eye-opening critique of existing textbooks, and a wonderful retelling of American history as it should - and could - be taught to American students.

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Ten Great Events in History

    • By: James Johonnot
    • Narrated by: Adriel Brandt
    • Length: 7 hrs and 27 mins
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    First published in 1887, Ten Great Events in History explores certain historical events that the author considered to be inspiring, based on the advance of individual freedom. These events include the Greek struggles against the Persian Empire, the Crusades, Columbus and the New World, the defeat of the Spanish Armada, the Dutch struggle against Spain, and Britain’s conquest of India. Although many may argue that certain of these were in fact acts of oppression, the book contributes an informative perspective and an engrossing narrative.

    Regular price: $30.09

    • When Our Blue Star Turned Gold

    • By: Terry Burgess
    • Narrated by: Terry A. Burgess
    • Length: 2 hrs and 52 mins
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    This is a story of pain, loss, and hope. Our son was killed on foreign soil, and in an instant our world was forever changed. Just as yours would be. Chronicling the life of only one of the currently 7,000 Gold Star families from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, When Our Blue Star Turned Gold takes the listener from the early morning hours of his final and fatal battle to the ongoing journey of staff Sgt. Bryan Burgess’ family.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Chanel's Riviera

    • The Côte d’Azur in Peace and War, 1930-1944
    • By: Anne de Courcy
    • Narrated by: Sophie Roberts
    • Length: 10 hrs and 50 mins
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    Far from worrying about the onset of war, in the spring of 1938 the burning question on the French Riviera was whether one should curtsy to the Duchess of Windsor. Few of those who had settled there thought much about what was going on in the rest of Europe. It was a golden, glamorous life, far removed from politics or conflict.

    Regular price: $21.81

    • Nikolai Ivanovich Kibalchich: Terrorist Rocket Pioneer

    • By: Lee B. Croft
    • Narrated by: Robert Olsen
    • Length: 7 hrs and 45 mins
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    This is the first biography in English of Nikolai Ivanovich Kibalchich, who was hanged as the explosives technician of the "People's Will" party of terrorists who assassinated Russian Tsar Alexander II with a thrown grenade on March 1, 1881. While in prison awaiting execution, Kibalchich conceived and drew the design of the first rocket-powered human-piloted flying device, thus qualifying him in history as a "terrorist rocket pioneer".

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Viking London

    • By: Thomas Williams
    • Narrated by: Marston York
    • Length: 3 hrs and 43 mins
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    Viking London is a short book of the hidden history, archaeology and folklore of London in the Viking Age and its echoes through history. The narrative history that can be told is limited, and this book is, therefore, unorthodox and digressive in its structure and its layering of voices, impressions and characters, stories, objects and buildings.

    Regular price: $5.49

    • English History: A Concise Overview of the History of England from Start to End

    • Great Britain, Book 1
    • By: Eric Brown
    • Narrated by: John B Leen
    • Length: 2 hrs and 53 mins
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    England is a fascinating and intriguing country. From its pre Christian roots, through Roman occupation, Viking invaders, the Norman Conquest, and the building of the largest empire the world has known, this small country has punched well above its weight on the world stage. Now, in this absorbing audiobook, English History: A Concise Overview of the History of England from Start to End, you can learn much more about the country, its people and their rich history....

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The Castle on Sunset

    • Love, Fame, Death and Scandal at Hollywood’s Chateau Marmont
    • By: Shawn Levy
    • Narrated by: Mike Chamberlain
    • Length: 12 hrs and 56 mins
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    Chateau Marmont has sat atop the Sunset Strip for nearly a century, like the Rock of Gibraltar. It is a place filled with deep secrets but is hidden in plain sight, and its evolution parallels the growth of Hollywood itself. Since the dawn of talking pictures, the Chateau Marmont has promised privacy, mystery and a whiff of old glamour. 

    Regular price: $21.81

    • Stonehenge, A Temple Restor'd to the British Druids

    • By: William Stukeley
    • Narrated by: Keira Grace
    • Length: 4 hrs and 28 mins
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    William Stukeley's study of Stonehenge from 1740 is a classic in the field. Stukeley, a fellow of the Royal Society, was a conservationist who complained about the way Stonehenge was treated by landowners and tourists. The book includes his accurate drawings that are still being used by scholars today.

    Regular price: $28.69

    • On Invention

    • By: Marcus Tullius Cicero
    • Narrated by: Aida-Maria Boiesan
    • Length: 6 hrs and 19 mins
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    The great Marcus Tillius Cicero was a well-known statesman during the time of Caesar and a revolutionary orator. In On Invention, Cicero offers his reflections on rhetoric at only 21 years of age. Given his youth at the time, he mainly discarded its value later in life, but the words do already announce a powerful orator in the making.

    Regular price: $40.59

    • A History of the Amistad Captives

    • By: John Barber
    • Narrated by: Hal Saunders
    • Length: 2 hrs
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    A History of the Amistad Captives was written and published by John Warner Barber in 1840. The Amistad was a Spanish slave ship on which the slaves revolted and eventually reached the United States. This insightful document sheds light on the Amistad incident and its participants, the complex legal issues around the transatlantic slave trade, and the lives of the captured Africans who finally regained their freedom.

    Regular price: $22.39

    • The War-Time Journal of a Georgia Girl

    • By: Eliza Frances Andrews
    • Narrated by: Annette Grayson
    • Length: 11 hrs and 31 mins
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    During the fall of 1864 when General Sherman and his army invaded Georgia, the young Eliza Frances Andrews and her sister Metta fled from their home in Washington, Georgia, to safety in the southwest of the state. Eliza kept a diary that reflects the anger and despair of Confederate citizens during the final months of the Civil War.

    Regular price: $58.79

    • Captain John Smith

    • By: Tudor Jenks
    • Narrated by: Ellis Freeman
    • Length: 4 hrs and 28 mins
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    Captain John Smith (1904) is a gripping biography of a remarkable man and informative history of early colonial times. Captain Smith already had an adventurous life before he saved Jamestown colony, among other actions by forging relations with the Powhatan tribe.

    Regular price: $34.29

    • Queen Anne

    • By: Herbert Paul
    • Narrated by: Melissa Thompson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 18 mins
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    An examination of the politics and social mores of Queen Anne's reign. The book includes sections on the War of Spanish succession, politics, literature, and society and manners. Queen Anne’s reign had lasting effects, like the dominance of the Church of England, The Act of Union, and the flowering of literature.

    Regular price: $30.09

    • Speech on Conciliation with America

    • By: Edmund Burke
    • Narrated by: Iain Cartomb
    • Length: 7 mins
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    This speech by Edmund Burke was delivered 22 March 1775. He submitted a set of resolutions affirming the principle of autonomy for the American colonies with the view of preventing their defection. Burke concludes the speech by exalting the ties of common descent, common institutions, and common sentiment as the strongest links of empire. The cogency of Burke’s arguments and the depth of his political wisdom were ignored by the House of Commons and his resolutions were defeated.

    Regular price: $2.79

    • Washington and His Colleagues

    • By: Henry Jones Ford
    • Narrated by: Jim Ellis
    • Length: 4 hrs and 42 mins
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    Henry Jones Ford (1851-1925) was an academic, journalist, and government official who taught at Johns Hopkins University, the University of Pennsylvania, and Princeton University. Washington and his Colleagues is a study of Washington’s presidency, including relations between the members of Washington’s cabinet, like Thomas Jefferson, Alexander Hamilton, John Adams, and John Jay.

    Regular price: $23.09

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