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    • Why the Modern Male Is Struggling, Why It Matters, and What to Do About It
    • By: Richard V. Reeves
    • Narrated by: Richard V. Reeves
    • Length: 6 hrs and 55 mins
    • Release date: 09-27-22
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 815 ratings
    • The father of three sons, a journalist, and a Brookings Institution scholar, Richard V. Reeves has spent twenty-five years worrying about boys both at home and work. His new book, Of Boys and Men, tackles the complex and urgent crisis of boyhood and manhood....

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    • The Fall of the Ottoman Empire and the Creation of the Modern Middle East
    • By: David Fromkin
    • Narrated by: David de Vries
    • Length: 23 hrs and 15 mins
    • Release date: 12-25-18
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 447 ratings
    • The Middle East has long been a region of rival religions, ideologies, nationalisms, and ambitions. All of these conflicts are rooted in the region's political inheritance. David Fromkin reveals how and why the Allies drew lines on an empty map that remade the geography and politics....

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    • From the Ancient Dynasties to a Modern Superpower: A Retelling for Our Times
    • By: Linda Jaivin
    • Narrated by: Nancy Wu
    • Length: 7 hrs and 13 mins
    • Release date: 11-30-21
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 41 ratings
    • From kung-fu to tofu, tea to trade routes, sages to silk, China has influenced cuisine, commerce, military strategy, aesthetics, and philosophy across the world for thousands of years....

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    • The Spymaster Who Created the OSS and Modern American Espionage
    • By: Douglas Waller
    • Narrated by: Johnny Heller
    • Length: 14 hrs and 43 mins
    • Release date: 03-30-11
    • Language: English
    • 4 out of 5 stars 206 ratings
    • He was one of America's most exciting and secretive generals - the man Franklin Roosevelt made his top spy in World War II....

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    • By: Herbert P. Bix
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Yen
    • Length: 29 hrs and 55 mins
    • Release date: 12-04-18
    • Language: English
    • 4 out of 5 stars 129 ratings
    • In this groundbreaking biography of the Japanese emperor Hirohito, Herbert P. Bix offers the first complete, unvarnished look at the enigmatic leader whose 63-year reign ushered Japan into the modern world....

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    • The Strange and Epic Story of Modern Romania
    • By: Paul Kenyon
    • Narrated by: Paul Kenyon
    • Length: 19 hrs and 38 mins
    • Release date: 01-27-22
    • Language: English
    • 5 out of 5 stars 77 ratings
    • The country that gave us Vlad Dracula, and whose citizens consider themselves descendants of ancient Rome, has traditionally preferred the status of enigmatic outsider. But this beautiful and unexplored land has experienced some of the most disastrous leaderships of the last century....

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    • The Birth of the Prison
    • By: Michel Foucault
    • Narrated by: Simon Prebble
    • Length: 13 hrs and 8 mins
    • Release date: 09-23-13
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 475 ratings
    • This groundbreaking audiobook by Michel Foucault, the most influential philosopher since Sartre, compels us to reevaluate our assumptions about the ensuing reforms in the penal institutions of the West....

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    • A History [Modern Library Chronicles]
    • By: Gordon S. Wood
    • Narrated by: Jack Garrett
    • Length: 6 hrs and 33 mins
    • Release date: 08-08-05
    • Language: English
    • 4 out of 5 stars 134 ratings
    • Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Gordon S. Wood discusses the character and consequences of the revolution....

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    • By: John Locke
    • Narrated by: James Langton
    • Length: 10 hrs and 2 mins
    • Release date: 03-30-11
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 492 ratings
    • Often considered the foundation of political liberalism, John Locke's Two Treatises of Government was first published anonymously in 1689, in the wake of England's Glorious Revolution.....

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    • Africa, Africans, and the Making of the Modern World, 1471 to the Second World War
    • By: Howard W. French
    • Narrated by: James Fouhey
    • Length: 16 hrs and 49 mins
    • Release date: 04-12-22
    • Language: English
    • 5 out of 5 stars 182 ratings
    • Born in Blackness reframes the story of medieval and emerging Africa, demonstrating how the economic ascendancy of Europe, anchoring of democracy in the West, and fulfillment of so-called Enlightenment ideals grew out of Europe's dehumanizing engagement with the "dark" continent....

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    • The Rise of Sanctions as a Tool of Modern War
    • By: Nicholas Mulder
    • Narrated by: Liam Gerrard
    • Length: 12 hrs and 25 mins
    • Release date: 01-11-22
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 104 ratings
    • Economic sanctions dominate the landscape of world politics today. First developed in the early 20th century as a way of exploiting the flows of globalization to defend liberal internationalism, their appeal is that they function as an alternative to war....

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    • David Hume, Adam Smith, and the Friendship That Shaped Modern Thought
    • By: Dennis C. Rasmussen
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 10 hrs and 7 mins
    • Release date: 05-22-18
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 183 ratings
    • Vividly written, The Infidel and the Professor is a compelling account of a great friendship of two towering Enlightenment thinkers that had great consequences for modern thought....

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    • How Lot Sellers, Land Scammers, and Retirees Built Modern Florida and Transformed the American Dream
    • By: Jason Vuic
    • Narrated by: Mike Chamberlain
    • Length: 9 hrs and 35 mins
    • Release date: 06-21-21
    • Language: English
    • 5 out of 5 stars 37 ratings
    • Florida has long beckoned retirees seeking to spend their golden years in the sun, but, for many, the American dream of owning a home there was financially impossible. That changed in the 1950s....

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    • The Assault from Within on Modern Democracy
    • By: Tom Nichols
    • Narrated by: Tom Nichols
    • Length: 7 hrs and 30 mins
    • Release date: 08-19-21
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 390 ratings
    • Over the past three decades, citizens of democracies who claim to value freedom, tolerance, and the rule of law have increasingly embraced illiberal politicians and platforms. Democracy is in trouble - but who is really to blame? Tom Nichols explains....

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    • Atlanta and the Making of Modern Conservatism
    • By: Kevin M. Kruse
    • Narrated by: Aaron Williamson
    • Length: 13 hrs and 48 mins
    • Release date: 02-12-19
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 134 ratings
    • In this reappraisal of racial politics, Kevin Kruse explains the causes and consequences of "white flight" in Atlanta and elsewhere. Seeking to understand segregationists on their own terms, White Flight moves past simple stereotypes to explore the meaning of white resistance....

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    • Modern Liberalism and American Decline
    • By: Robert H. Bork
    • Narrated by: Barrett Whitener
    • Length: 13 hrs and 7 mins
    • Release date: 02-02-10
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 308 ratings
    • In Slouching Towards Gomorrah, one of our nation's most distinguished conservative scholars offers a prophetic view of a culture in decline, a nation in such serious moral trouble that its very foundation is crumbling....

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    • The Modern Presidency and the National Security State
    • By: Garry Wills
    • Narrated by: Stephen Hoye
    • Length: 7 hrs and 48 mins
    • Release date: 01-22-10
    • Language: English
    • 4 out of 5 stars 54 ratings
    • In Bomb Power, Garry Wills reveals how the atomic bomb transformed our nation down to its deepest constitutional roots....

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    • By: Hannah Arendt
    • Narrated by: Elizabeth Wiley
    • Length: 15 hrs and 42 mins
    • Release date: 11-24-20
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 82 ratings
    • A work of striking originality, The Human Condition is in many respects more relevant now than when it first appeared in 1958. In her study of the state of modern humanity, Hannah Arendt considers humankind from the perspective of the actions of which it is capable....

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    • A Very Short Introduction
    • By: Peter Singer
    • Narrated by: Christine Williams
    • Length: 3 hrs and 30 mins
    • Release date: 05-25-21
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 58 ratings
    • Hegel is regarded as one of the most influential figures on modern political and intellectual development. After painting Hegel's life and times in broad strokes, Peter Singer goes on to tackle some of the more challenging aspects of Hegel's philosophy....

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