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    • The Austro-Prussian War and Franco-Prussian War: The History of the Wars That Led to Prussia’s Unification of Germany

    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Ken Teutsch
    • Length: 2 hrs and 5 mins
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    Prussian leaders, especially Otto von Bismarck, the chancellor and advisor to Prussia’s king, believed Prussia could be a united power, but only without the traditional Austrian dominance. At the time, the Austrian empire was a collection of ethnically diverse peoples and had been dominated by a socio-political conservatism that sought to keep the empire ruled in Hapsburg tradition. After Prussia was victorious in the Austro-Prussian War, Bismarck played a waiting game where the unification of Germany was concerned, as the joining of the southern states would have to be overcome.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Charles II: A Life from Beginning to End

    • By: Hourly History
    • Narrated by: Mike Nelson
    • Length: 1 hr and 21 mins
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    Charles II of England remains one of the most easily identifiable and best known of England’s monarchs. Deprived of his throne following the execution of his father, he contended with hardship and exile before achieving a peaceful restoration and the beginning of what would be remembered as a colorful period of English history. His reign also led to the creation of the two-party system that would shape English and later British politics for centuries to come. 

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    • Behold, America

    • The Entangled History of "America First" and "the American Dream"
    • By: Sarah Churchwell
    • Narrated by: Anne Twomey
    • Length: 11 hrs and 21 mins
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    In Behold, America, Sarah Churchwell offers a surprising account of 20th-century Americans' fierce battle for the nation's soul. It follows the stories of two phrases - the "American dream" and "America First" - that once embodied opposing visions for America. Starting as a Republican motto before becoming a hugely influential isolationist slogan during World War I, America First was always closely linked with authoritarianism and white supremacy. The American dream, meanwhile, initially represented a broad vision of democratic and economic equality. 

    Regular price: $29.65

    • Nein!

    • Standing Up to Hitler 1935-1944
    • By: Paddy Ashdown
    • Narrated by: Paddy Ashdown
    • Length: 14 hrs and 12 mins
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    In his last days, Adolf Hitler raged in his bunker that he had been betrayed by his own people, defeated from the inside. In part, he was right. By 1945, his armies were being crushed on all fronts, his regime collapsing, with many fleeing retribution for their crimes. Yet even before the war started, there were Germans very high in Hitler’s command committed to bringing about his death and defeat. Paddy Ashdown tells, for the first time, the story of those at the very top of Hitler’s Germany who tried first to prevent the Second World War and then to deny Hitler victory.

    Regular price: $15.81

    • Hitler's American Friends

    • The Third Reich's Supporters in the United States
    • By: Bradley W. Hart
    • Narrated by: Chris Ciulla
    • Length: 11 hrs and 15 mins
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    Hitler's American Friends, by Bradley W. Hart, is an audiobook examining the strange terrain of Nazi sympathizers, nonintervention campaigners, and other voices in America who advocated on behalf of Nazi Germany in the years before World War II. Americans who remember World War II reminisce about how it brought the country together. The less-popular truth behind this warm nostalgia: Until the attack on Pearl Harbor, America was deeply, dangerously divided.   

    Regular price: $25.51

    • The Evolution of Donald Trump

    • The Historic Moments in Speech Series
    • By: the Speech Resource Company, Robert Wikstrom - introduction
    • Narrated by: Robert Wikstrom
    • Length: 8 hrs and 49 mins
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    Some refer to Donald Trump as the American success story. While expanding his interests in real estate, sports, and entertainment, he made a decision to run and, ultimately, won the office of president of the United States. Speeches include those made before and after entering politics - announcing his candidacy, on the campaign trail, nomination acceptance, inauguration, and more.

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    • The Left, the Right, and the Legacy of the Six-Day War
    • By: Micah Goodman, Eylon Levy - translator
    • Narrated by: Paul Boehmer
    • Length: 5 hrs and 44 mins
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    Since the Six-Day War, Israelis have been entrenched in a national debate over whether to keep the land they conquered or to return some, if not all, of the territories to Palestinians. In a balanced and insightful analysis, Micah Goodman deftly sheds light on the ideas that have shaped Israelis' thinking on both sides of the debate about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Contrary to opinions that dominate the discussion, he discovers that the paradox of Israeli political discourse is that both sides are right in what they affirm - and wrong in what they deny.

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Paris 1919

    • By: Margaret MacMillan, Richard Holbrooke - foreword
    • Narrated by: Suzanne Toren
    • Length: 25 hrs and 41 mins
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    For six months in 1919, after the end of “the war to end all wars”, the Big Three - President Woodrow Wilson, British prime minister David Lloyd George, and French premier Georges Clemenceau - met in Paris to shape a lasting peace. In this landmark work of narrative history, Margaret MacMillan gives a dramatic and intimate view of those fateful days, which saw new political entities - Iraq, Yugoslavia, and Palestine, among them - born out of the ruins of bankrupt empires, and the borders of the modern world redrawn. 

    Regular price: $49.00

    • Strange Justice: The Selling of Clarence Thomas

    • By: Jane Mayer, Jill Abramson
    • Narrated by: Erin Bennett
    • Length: 17 hrs
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    Charged with racial, sexual, and political overtones, the confirmation of Clarence Thomas as a Supreme Court justice was one of the most divisive spectacles the country has ever seen. Anita Hill's accusation of sexual harassment by Thomas, and the attacks on her that were part of his high-placed supporters rebuttal, both shocked the nation and split it into two camps. In this brilliant, often shocking book, Jane Mayer and Jill Abramson, two of the nation's top investigative journalists, examine all aspects of this controversial case.

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Mussolini and Hitler

    • The Forging of the Fascist Alliance
    • By: Christian Goeschel
    • Narrated by: Matthew Waterson
    • Length: 12 hrs and 27 mins
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    From 1934 until 1944, Mussolini met Hitler numerous times, and the two developed a relationship that deeply affected both countries. While Germany is generally regarded as the senior power, Christian Goeschel demonstrates just how much history has underrepresented Mussolini's influence on his German ally. Goeschel, a scholar of 20th-century Germany and Italy, revisits all of Mussolini and Hitler's key meetings and asks how these meetings constructed a powerful image of a strong Fascist-Nazi relationship that still resonates with the general public.

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Common Sense

    • By: Thomas Paine, American Renaissance Books
    • Narrated by: Daniel Adam Day
    • Length: 2 hrs and 26 mins
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    A new edition of one of the most important books in American history - Common Sense, by Thomas Paine. The audiobook is expertly read by Daniel Adam Day. "No writer has exceeded Paine in ease and familiarity of style, in perspicuity of expression, happiness of elucidation, and in simple and unassuming language." (Thomas Jefferson). Published by American Renaissance Books.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The Spy and the Traitor

    • By: Ben MacIntyre
    • Narrated by: Ben Macintyre
    • Length: 14 hrs and 32 mins
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    On a warm July evening in 1985, a middle-aged man stood on the pavement of a busy avenue in the heart of Moscow, holding a plastic carrier bag. In his grey suit and tie, he looked like any other Soviet citizen. The bag alone was mildly conspicuous, printed with the red logo of Safeway, the British supermarket. The man was a spy. A senior KGB officer, for more than a decade he had supplied his British spymasters with a stream of priceless secrets from deep within the Soviet intelligence machine. No spy had done more to damage the KGB. The Safeway bag was a signal: to activate his escape plan to be smuggled out of Soviet Russia.

    Regular price: $26.17

    • Can Democracy Work?

    • A Short History of a Radical Idea, from Ancient Athens to Our World
    • By: James Miller
    • Narrated by: Robert Petkoff
    • Length: 9 hrs and 37 mins
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    Today, democracy is the world's only broadly accepted political system, and yet it has become synonymous with disappointment and crisis. How did it come to this? In Can Democracy Work? James Miller, the author of the classic history of 1960s protest Democracy Is in the Streets, offers a lively, surprising, and urgent history of the democratic idea from its first stirrings to the present. As he shows, democracy has always been rife with inner tensions.

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Analysis of Nelson Mandela’s Long Walk to Freedom by Milkyway Media

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Natalie Gray
    • Length: 30 mins
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    Long Walk to Freedom is a first-person account of Mandela’s life until May 10, 1994, when the South African revolutionary became his country’s first black president. The narrative includes Mandela’s childhood, the development of his political consciousness, his activism, his long imprisonment, and finally his negotiations to dismantle apartheid. Purchase this in-depth analysis to learn more.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Every Man a King

    • A Short, Colorful History of American Populists
    • By: Chris Stirewalt
    • Narrated by: Chris Stirewalt
    • Length: 4 hrs and 38 mins
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    American populism has always been home to a fascinating assortment of charismatic leaders, characters, kooks, cranks, and sometimes charlatans who have led the charge of ordinary folks who have gotten wise to the ways of the swamp. Every Man a King tells the stories of America's populist leaders, from Andrew Jackson and Teddy Roosevelt to Ross Perot, Pat Buchanan, and Donald Trump. It is a rollicking history of an American attitude that has shaped not only our current moment, but also the long struggle over who gets to define the truths we hold to be self evident. 

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    • A Walk Down Memory Lane

    • By Sushiqueen on 10-14-18

    Regular price: $28.50

    • The Fall of Constantinople

    • A Captivating Guide to the Conquest of Constantinople by the Ottoman Turks That Marked the End of the Byzantine Empire
    • By: Captivating History
    • Narrated by: Duke Holm
    • Length: 1 hr and 43 mins
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    Explore a major turning point in the history of Europe and the Middle East. The fall of Constantinople was an event that had great repercussions across both East and West. Why did it happen? How did it happen? And what was the aftermath?

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    • A good book with lots of history.

    • By Anonymous User on 09-29-18
    • A Captivating Guide to the Conquest of Constantinople by the Ottoman Turks That Marked the End of the Byzantine Empire
    • By: Captivating History
    • Narrated by: Duke Holm
    • Length: 1 hr and 43 mins
    • Release date: 09-05-18
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    • Chasing Utopia (Booktrack Edition)

    • The Future of the Kibbutz in a Divided Israel
    • By: David Leach
    • Narrated by: Richard Clarkin
    • Length: 11 hrs and 9 mins
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    The symbol of the Jewish State was the noble pioneer draining the swamps and making the deserts bloom: the legendary kibbutznik. So what ever happened to the pioneers’ dream of founding a socialist utopia in the land called Palestine? Chasing Utopia: The Future of the Kibbutz in a Divided Israel draws listeners into the quest for answers to the defining political conflict of our era. Acclaimed author David Leach revisits his raucous memories of life as a kibbutz volunteer and returns to meet a new generation of Jewish and Arab citizens struggling to forge a better future together.

    Regular price: $22.39

    • TR's Last War

    • Theodore Roosevelt, the Great War, and a Journey of Triumph and Tragedy
    • By: David Pietrusza
    • Narrated by: Norman Dietz
    • Length: 13 hrs and 19 mins
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    A riveting new account of Theodore Roosevelt's impassioned crusade for military preparedness as America fitfully stumbles into World War I, spectacularly punctuated by his unique tongue-lashings of the vacillating Woodrow Wilson, his rousing advocacy of a masculine, pro-Allied "Americanism", a death-defying compulsion for personal front-line combat, a gingerly rapprochement with GOP power brokers - and, yes, perhaps, even another presidential campaign.

    • Theodore Roosevelt, the Great War, and a Journey of Triumph and Tragedy
    • By: David Pietrusza
    • Narrated by: Norman Dietz
    • Length: 13 hrs and 19 mins
    • Release date: 09-01-18
    • 3.5 out of 5 stars 3 ratings

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Rethinking Incarceration

    • Advocating for Justice That Restores
    • By: Dominique DuBois Gilliard
    • Narrated by: Mirron Willis
    • Length: 7 hrs and 16 mins
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    Mass incarceration has become a lucrative industry, and the criminal justice system is plagued with bias and unjust practices. And the church has unwittingly contributed to these problems. Dominique Gilliard explores the history and foundation of mass incarceration, examining Christianity's role in its evolution and expansion. He assesses our nation's ethic of meritocratic justice in light of Scripture and exposes the theologies that embolden mass incarceration. 

    Regular price: $17.49

    • A Jewish State

    • By: Theodor Herzl
    • Narrated by: Adrian Praetzellis
    • Length: 3 hrs and 27 mins
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    Considered one of the most important texts of early Zionism, A Jewish State envisioned the founding of a future independent Jewish state during the 20th century. Theodor Herzl argued that the best way to avoid antisemitism in Europe was to create this independent Jewish state.

    Regular price: $14.95

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