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    • The Bastard Brigade

    • The True Story of the Renegade Scientists and Spies Who Sabotaged the Nazi Atomic Bomb
    • By: Sam Kean
    • Narrated by: Ben Sullivan
    • Length: 14 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Scientists have always kept secrets. But rarely in history have scientific secrets been as vital as they were during World War II. In the midst of planning the Manhattan Project, the U.S. Office of Strategic Services created a secret offshoot - the Alsos Mission - meant to gather intelligence on and sabotage if necessary, scientific research by the Axis powers. What resulted was a plot worthy of the finest thriller, full of spies, sabotage and murder.

    • The True Story of the Renegade Scientists and Spies Who Sabotaged the Nazi Atomic Bomb
    • By: Sam Kean
    • Narrated by: Ben Sullivan
    • Length: 14 hrs and 37 mins
    • Release date: 07-19-19
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    Regular price: $21.81

    • Money, Sex, Power, and Faith

    • By: Steve McAllister
    • Narrated by: Steve McAllister
    • Length: 7 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
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    For those in search of a new direction in the new economy, after a year without using money, Steve McAllister provides the basics for the new revolution and hope for a new renaissance. At a time when financial systems are falling apart, economic and gender inequality abound, trust in government is at an all time low, people are losing faith in their religion, and the world faces possible cataclysmic climate change, Money, Sex, Power & Faith offers a glimpse at how we got to this point and where we go from here.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Menachem Begin

    • The Life and Legacy of the Irgun Leader Who Became Israel’s Prime Minister
    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Jim D. Johnston
    • Length: 2 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The conflict between the Israelis and Palestinians is over 70 years old and counting but has its roots in over 2,000 years of history. With so much time and history, the Middle East peace process has become laden with unique, politically sensitive. Menachem Begin: The Life and Legacy of the Irgun Leader Who Became Israel’s Prime Minister looks at how Begin rose the ranks through militias and governments to become one of the Jewish State’s most consequential leaders.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Hitler’s British Traitors

    • By: Tim Tate
    • Narrated by: Tim Tate
    • Length: 16 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Drawing on hundreds of declassified official files - many of them previously unpublished - Tim Tate uncovers the largely unknown history of more than 70 British traitors who were convicted, mostly in secret trials, of working to help Nazi Germany win the war, and several hundred British Fascists who were interned without trial on evidence that they were working on behalf of the enemy. Four were condemned to death; two were executed.  

    Regular price: $22.90

    • The Viking Program

    • The History and Legacy of NASA's First Missions to Mars
    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Bill Hare
    • Length: 1 hr and 51 mins
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    Today the Space Race is widely viewed poignantly and fondly as a race to the Moon that culminated with Apollo 11 “winning” the Race for the United States. In fact, it encompassed a much broader range of competition between the Soviet Union and the United States that affected everything from military technology to successfully launching satellites that could land on Mars or orbit other planets in the Solar System.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Revolutionary Iran

    • A History of the Islamic Republic
    • By: Michael Axworthy
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 19 hrs
    • Unabridged
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    The Iranian Revolution of 1979 was a defining moment of the modern era. Its success unleashed a wave of Islamist fervor across the Middle East and signaled a sharp decline in the appeal of Western ideologies in the Islamic world. Michael Axworthy takes listeners through the major periods in Iranian history over the last 30 years: the overthrow of the old regime and the creation of the new one; the Iran-Iraq war; the reconstruction era following the war; the reformist wave led by Mohammed Khatami; and the present day, in which reactionaries have re-established control.  

    Regular price: $24.49

    • A Short History of South Africa

    • By: Gail Nattrass
    • Narrated by: Sarah Woodward
    • Length: 8 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A Short History of South Africa is a brief, general account of the history of this most complicated and fascinating country - from the first evidence of hominid existence to the wars of the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries that led to the establishment of modern South Africa, the horrors of Apartheid and the optimism following its collapse, as well as the prospects and challenges for the future. This highly listenable account is the culmination of a lifetime of researching and teaching the broad spectrum of South African history.   

    Regular price: $16.35

    • Pirates

    • A New History, from Vikings to Somali Raiders
    • By: Peter Lehr
    • Narrated by: Matthew Waterson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 30 mins
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    Ranging from the Vikings and Wako pirates in the Middle Ages to modern day Somali pirates, Lehr delves deep into what motivates pirates and how they operate. He also illuminates the state's role in the development of piracy throughout history: from privateers sanctioned by Queen Elizabeth to pirates operating off the coast of Africa taking the law into their own hands. After exploring the structural failures which create fertile ground for pirate activities, Lehr evaluates the success of counter-piracy efforts - and the reasons behind its failures. 

    Regular price: $17.49