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    • Mary Queen of Scots

    • The True Life of Mary Stuart
    • By: John Guy
    • Narrated by: Lucy Rayner
    • Length: 25 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In the first full-scale biography of Mary Stuart in more than 30 years, John Guy creates an intimate and absorbing portrait of one of history's most famous women, depicting her world and her place in the sweep of history with stunning immediacy. Bringing together all surviving documents and uncovering a trove of new sources for the first time, Guy dispels the popular image of Mary Queen of Scots as a romantic leading lady - achieving her ends through feminine wiles - and establishes her as the intellectual and political equal of Elizabeth I.

    Regular price: $24.49

    • History of Scotland: A Captivating Guide to Scottish History, the Wars of Scottish Independence and William Wallace

    • By: Captivating History
    • Narrated by: Duke Holm, David Patton
    • Length: 8 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Three captivating manuscripts in one audiobook: Scottish History: A Captivating Guide to the History of Scotland, Wars of Scottish Independence: A Captivating Guide to the Battles Between the Kingdom of Scotland and the Kingdom of England, Including the Impact Made by King Robert the Bruce, and William Wallace: A Captivating Guide to a Freedom Fighter and Martyr Who Impacted Scottish History and Scotland’s Independence from England. Listen to learn more.

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    • By Ranjeet on 12-12-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Club

    • How the English Premier League Became the Wildest, Richest, Most Disruptive Force in Sports
    • By: Joshua Robinson, Jonathan Clegg
    • Narrated by: Shaun Grindell
    • Length: 13 hrs and 6 mins
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    No one knew it when their experiment began, but without any particular genius or acumen, the motley cast of billionaires and hucksters behind the modern Premier League struck gold. Pretty soon, everyone wanted to try their luck, from Russian oligarchs to Emirati sheikhs, American tycoons, and Asian Tiger titans. Some succeeded beyond their wildest dreams. Some lost everything. Today, players are sold for tens of millions, clubs are valued in the billions, and games are beamed out to nearly 200 countries, all while the league struggles to preserve its English soul.

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Black Prince

    • England's Greatest Medieval Warrior
    • By: Michael Jones
    • Narrated by: James Cameron Stewart
    • Length: 16 hrs and 43 mins
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    As a child, he was given his own suit of armor; at the age of 16, he helped defeat the French at Crecy. At Poitiers, in 1356, his victory over King John II of France forced the French into a humiliating surrender that marked the zenith of England's dominance in the Hundred Years War. As lord of Aquitaine, he ruled a vast swathe of territory across the west and southwest of France, holding a magnificent court at Bordeaux that mesmerized the brave but unruly Gascon nobility. He was Edward of Woodstock, eldest son of Edward III, and better known to posterity as "the Black Prince".

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    • The Collector of Lives

    • Giorgio Vasari and the Invention of Art
    • By: Ingrid Rowland, Noah Charney
    • Narrated by: Jennifer M. Dixon
    • Length: 14 hrs and 38 mins
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    Giorgio Vasari (1511-1574) was a man of many talents - a sculptor, painter, architect, writer, and scholar - but he is best known for Lives of the Artists, which singlehandedly established the canon of Italian Renaissance art. Before Vasari's extraordinary book, art was considered a technical skill, and artists were mere decorators and craftsmen. It was through Vasari's visionary writings that Raphael, Leonardo, and Michelangelo came to be regarded as great masters of life as well as art, their creative genius celebrated as a divine gift.

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The King's Assassin

    • The Secret Plot to Murder King James I
    • By: Benjamin Woolley
    • Narrated by: David Timson
    • Length: 12 hrs and 17 mins
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    An absorbing account of the conspiracy to kill King James I by his handsome lover, the duke of Buckingham, a historical crime that has remained hidden for 400 years....

    Regular price: $25.51

    • Scottish History: A Captivating Guide to the History of Scotland

    • By: Captivating History
    • Narrated by: David Patton
    • Length: 3 hrs and 26 mins
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    This captivating history audiobook takes you on a remarkable journey from the earliest extensive historical record of Scotland through the long struggle toward nationhood, all the way to postwar Scotland.

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    • By Anonymous User on 12-07-18

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Saint Patrick: A Life from Beginning to End

    • By: Hourly History
    • Narrated by: Mike Nelson
    • Length: 1 hr
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    Just who was Saint Patrick? Many know him as the figure behind the huge festival of fun and drinking that takes place every year on March 17. But look a little more closely and see that there is more to the patron saint of Ireland than meets the eye.  

    Regular price: $6.95

    • A Line in the Sand

    • Britain, France and the struggle that shaped the Middle East
    • By: James Barr
    • Narrated by: Peter Noble
    • Length: 15 hrs and 7 mins
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    Through a stellar cast of politicians, diplomats, spies and soldiers, including T. E. Lawrence, Winston Churchill and Charles de Gaulle, A Line in the Sand vividly tells the story of the short but crucial era when Britain and France ruled the Middle East. It explains exactly how the old antagonism between these two powers inflamed the more familiar modern rivalry between the Arabs and the Jews and ultimately led to war between the British and the French in 1941 and between the Arabs and the Jews in 1948.

    Regular price: $15.70

    • The King and the Catholics

    • The Fight for Rights 1829
    • By: Antonia Fraser
    • Narrated by: Steven Crossley
    • Length: 11 hrs and 29 mins
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    The story of Catholic Emancipation begins with the Anti-Catholic Gordon Riots in 1780, fuelled by a reduction in Penal Laws against Catholics harking back to the 16th century. Fifty years later, the passing of the Emancipation Bill was hailed as a 'bloodless revolution'. Yet, had the Irish Catholics been a 'millstone', or were they the prime movers? 

    Regular price: $18.54

    • A Bigger Field Awaits Us

    • The Scottish Football Team That Fought the Great War
    • By: Andrew Beaujon
    • Narrated by: Dave Gillies
    • Length: 8 hrs and 7 mins
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    Each November, about a hundred people with paper poppies pinned to their coats gather around a memorial in Edinburgh. They're there to commemorate the more than a dozen members of the local football team, Heart of Midlothian - almost every member of its starting lineup and many of its backup players - who went to war. A Bigger Field Awaits Us tells the little-known but poignant story of a group of Scottish athletes and their fans who went to war together - and the stories of the few who made it home. 

    Regular price: $17.49

    • War and an Irish Town

    • By: Eamonn McCann
    • Narrated by: Eamonn McCann
    • Length: 10 hrs and 57 mins
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    Eamonn McCann’s account of what it is like to grow up a Catholic in a Northern Irish ghetto - first published in 1974 - quickly became a classic account of the feelings generated by British rule. The author was at the center of events in Derry which first brought Northern Ireland to world attention. He witnessed the gradual transformation of the civil rights movement from a mild campaign for “British Democracy” to an all-out military assault on the British state. This book describes the people involved in the war and gives an account of the springs of the "Catholic" opposition.

    Regular price: $24.95

    • England in the 17th Century: The History of England from King James I to the Glorious Revolution

    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Jim D Johnston
    • Length: 2 hrs and 53 mins
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     England in the 17th Century: The History of England from King James I to the Glorious Revolution examines some of the most tumultuous periods in England’s history. You will learn about 17th-century England like never before. 

    Regular price: $6.95

    • History of the Vikings: A Captivating Guide to the Viking Age and Feared Norse Seafarers Such as Ragnar Lothbrok, Ivar the Boneless, Egil Skallagrimsson, and More

    • By: Captivating History
    • Narrated by: Desmond Manny
    • Length: 3 hrs and 5 mins
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    It is true that the Vikings were, without a doubt, brutal men living in a brutal age. They did use their skills as warriors to relentlessly attack Europe and the British Isles to increase their wealth and territory, but that is not all the Vikings were, and their contribution to world history is far more than warmongering. In this captivating history audiobook, you'll not only learn about heroic warriors in battle but you'll also discover the remarkable achievements made by the Vikings.

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Rum, Sodomy, Prayers, and the Lash Revisited

    • Winston Churchill and Social Reform in the Royal Navy, 1900-1915
    • By: Matthew S. Seligmann
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 8 hrs and 28 mins
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    A major architect of welfare reform as President of the Board of Trade and as Home Secretary, Winston Churchill also continued to push a radical social agenda while running the Navy. While he was in charge of the Royal Navy between October 1911 and May 1915, not only were there major improvements in pay and conditions for sailors but detailed consideration was also given to the future of the spirit ration; to the punishing and eradicating of homosexual practices; to the spiritual concerns of the fleet; and to the regime of corporal punishment that underpinned naval discipline for boy sailors. 

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Robin Hood

    • A Mythic Biography
    • By: Stephen Knight
    • Narrated by: Bob Dio
    • Length: 8 hrs and 59 mins
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    In this engaging and deeply informed audiobook, Stephen Knight looks at the different manifestations of Robin Hood at different times and places in a mythic biography with a thematic structure. The best way to get at the essence of the Robin Hood myth, Knight believes, is in terms not of chronological and generic progression but of the purposes served by heroes. 

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Reformer

    • A Screenplay Based on the Life of Martin Luther
    • By: Maysam Yabandeh
    • Narrated by: Joseph Bevilacqua
    • Length: 50 mins
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    What Nazi Germany did to the Jews did not happen overnight. The foundation for it was built in German culture over the centuries, arguably started by the writings and deeds of perhaps the most influential reformer of the millennium, Martin Luther. This screenplay is a journey through his life to give us insights of how a movement, no matter how pure in its intention, could go terribly wrong.  

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    • Interesting View

    • By .A.A. on 11-29-18

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    • Inglorious Empire

    • What the British Did to India
    • By: Shashi Tharoor
    • Narrated by: Shashi Tharoor
    • Length: 10 hrs and 33 mins
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    In the 18th century, India's share of the world economy was as large as Europe's. By 1947, after two centuries of British rule, it had decreased six-fold. Beyond conquest and deception, the Empire blew rebels from cannons, massacred unarmed protesters, entrenched institutionalized racism, and caused millions to die from starvation. British imperialism justified itself as enlightened despotism for the benefit of the governed, but Shashi Tharoor takes on and demolishes this position, demonstrating how every supposed imperial "gift" was designed in Britain's interests alone.

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    • Seven Ages of Paris

    • By: Alistair Horne
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 20 hrs and 49 mins
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    With a keen eye for the telling anecdote and pivotal moment, he portrays an array of vivid incidents to show us how Paris endures through each age, is altered but always emerges more brilliant and beautiful than ever. The Seven Ages of Paris is a great historian's tribute to a city he loves and has spent a lifetime learning to know. 

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    • The Artist, the Philosopher, and the Warrior

    • Da Vinci, Machiavelli, and Borgia and the World They Shaped
    • By: Paul Strathern
    • Narrated by: Nigel Patterson
    • Length: 15 hrs and 12 mins
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    Leonardo da Vinci, Niccolò Machiavelli, and Cesare Borgia - three iconic figures whose intersecting lives provide the basis for this astonishing work of narrative history. They could not have been more different, and they would meet only for a short time in 1502, but the events that transpired when they did would significantly alter each man's perceptions - and the course of Western history.   

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