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Cochise: The Life and Legacy of the Famous Apache Chief, Charles River Editors

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Among all the Native American tribes, the Spanish, Mexicans, and Americans learned the hard way that the warriors of the Apache were perhaps...

Unabridged: 2 hr 21 min
Narrator: Daniel Houle
Published: 01/27/2021
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Ancient Yamhad: The History and Legacy of Syria's First Great Kingdom, Charles River Editors

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The creative impetus of organized society in the Fertile Crescent initially came from southern Mesopotamia, where the Sumerians introduced w...

Unabridged: 1 hr 33 min
Narrator: Daniel Houle
Published: 01/27/2021
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Life Cycles of Stars, The: The History of the Lives and Deaths of Stars, Charles River Editors

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When people look up into the night sky, the stars seem fixed and immutable, as unchanging as the darkness of space itself, but the truth is ...

Unabridged: 1 hr 21 min
Narrator: Colin Fluxman
Published: 01/27/2021
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Domestication of Cats, The: The History of the Only Domesticated Felidae Species and Their Relationship with Humans, Charles River Editors

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Mankind's obsession with felines is an enigma in and of itself. Unlike dogs, famously known as man's most excitable, trustworthy, and loyal ...

Unabridged: 1 hr 45 min
Narrator: Daniel Houle
Published: 09/28/2020
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Fighting the Plague in Antiquity and the Middle Ages: The History of Ancient and Medieval Efforts to Prevent the Spread of Diseases, Charles River Editors

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Plague and pestilence have both fascinated and terrified humanity from the very beginning. Societies and individuals have struggled to make ...

Unabridged: 2 hr 6 min
Narrator: Daniel Houle
Published: 04/15/2020
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Weird Middle Ages, The: A Collection of Mysterious Stories, Odd Customs, and Strange Superstitions from Medieval Times, Charles River Editors

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In the time period between the fall of Rome and the spread of the Renaissance across the European continent, many of today’s European n...

Unabridged: 1 hr 43 min
Narrator: Kelly McGee
Published: 04/13/2020
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Mad Anthony Wayne: The Life and Legacy of the Famous Revolutionary War General, Charles River Editors

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 “Issue the orders Sir, and I will storm Hell.” – Mad Anthony Wayne The American Revolution is replete with seminal ...

Unabridged: 1 hr 55 min
Narrator: Gregory T. Luzitan...
Published: 03/29/2020
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Dorothy Dandridge: The Life and Legacy of One of Hollywood's First Successful Black Actresses, Charles River Editors

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“If I were white, I could capture the world.” – Dorothy Dandridge The bright summer sun shined blissfully on a secluded va...

Unabridged: 1 hr 27 min
Narrator: Kelly McGee
Published: 03/23/2020
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Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung: The Pioneering Lives and Works of History's Most Influential Psychologists, Charles River Editors

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Carl Gustav Jung, the man who created analytical psychology both as a concept and as a practice, was a complicated person. He is also very d...

Unabridged: 1 hr 24 min
Narrator: Hadrian Howard
Published: 03/20/2020
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Pantiac's War and Little Turtle's War: The History and Legacy of 18th Century America's Most Famous Native American Conflicts, Charles River Editors

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Throughout history, there have been men of war and men of peace, but few have actually had a war named after them. One of them was Pontiac, a...

Unabridged: 2 hr 38 min
Narrator: Colin Fluxman
Published: 03/23/2020
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Light-Horse Harry Lee and Robert E. Lee: The Lives and Military Careers of the Revolutionary War Hero and His More Famous Son, Charles River Editors

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Aside from George Washington, many Americans are likely able to name just as many foreign generals on the rebel side as American generals. Wh...

Unabridged: 4 hr 45 min
Narrator: Stephen Platt
Published: 03/17/2020
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Yakuza and the Triads, The: The History of Asia's Most Notorious Transnational Criminal Organizations, Charles River Editors

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A pack of men in sharp, tailored suits and dark sunglasses strut down the street. Their eyes are shielded, but the icy scowl on their faces i...

Unabridged: 2 hr 33 min
Narrator: Scott Clem
Published: 03/21/2020
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Creoles, The: The History and Legacy of Some of the Americas Most Unique Ethnic Groups, Charles River Editors

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“Little by little, the bird makes its nest.” – Old Haitian Creole ProverbVibrant, up-tempo vocals and exquisitely soulful h...

Unabridged: 1 hr 46 min
Narrator: David Pickering
Published: 03/17/2020
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Dreams and Death in African Mythology: The History of Legends and Folk Stories about Dreams and Death across Africa, Charles River Editors

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The modern history of Africa was, until very recently, written on behalf of the indigenous races by the white man, who had forcefully entered...

Unabridged: 2 hr 2 min
Narrator: Daniel Houle
Published: 03/10/2020
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Medieval Ukraine: The History of the Region and the Civilizations that Fought to Control It Before the Advent of the Russian Empire, Charles River Editors

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“Had I just 10,000 Cossacks, I would have conquered the whole world.” – Napoleon BonaparteThe history of Ukraine is a fasci...

Unabridged: 1 hr 39 min
Narrator: David Pickering
Published: 03/09/2020
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Jurassic Period, The: The History and Legacy of the Geologic Era Most Associated with Dinosaurs, Charles River Editors

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The early history of our planet covers such vast stretches of time that years, centuries and even millennia become virtually meaningless. Ins...

Unabridged: 1 hr 48 min
Narrator: Gregory T. Luzitan...
Published: 04/27/2020
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Mormon Trail, The: The History and Legacy of the Trail that Brought the Mormons to Utah, Charles River Editors

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Among all the various figures in 19th century America who left controversial legacies, it is hard to find one as influential as Joseph Smith...

Unabridged: 2 hr 5 min
Narrator: Stephen Platt
Published: 04/03/2020
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Tulsa Massacre of 1921, The: The Controversial History and Legacy of America’s Worst Race Riot, Charles River Editors

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t all began on Memorial Day, May 31, 1921. Around or after 4:00 p.m. that day, a clerk at Renberg’s clothing store on the first floor o...

Unabridged: 1 hr 15 min
Narrator: Stephen Platt
Published: 02/29/2020
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Richard Petty: The Life and Legacy of The King of NASCAR, Charles River Editors

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"I'd rather be called King than other things I've been called.” – Richard PettyA person may not know anything about baseball, but...

Unabridged: 1 hr 22 min
Narrator: Scott Clem
Published: 03/17/2020
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Italian Liberation Corps, The: The History and Legacy of the Italian Soldiers Who Fought with the Allies during World War II, Charles River Editors

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The lackluster Allied showing on Sicily and the escape of most of the island's garrison encouraged Hitler to alter his plans and defend Italy...

Unabridged: 1 hr 47 min
Narrator: Steven Groothuis
Published: 02/28/2020
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Saratoga Campaign, The: The History and Legacy of the Revolutionary War's Turning Point, Charles River Editors

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The American Revolution is replete with seminal moments that every American learns in school, from the “shot heard ‘round the wo...

Unabridged: 2 hr 59 min
Narrator: Scott Clem
Published: 03/17/2020
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Alexander the Great and the Achaemenid Persian Empire: The History and Legacy of the Macedonian King's Campaign against the Persians, Charles River Editors

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Over the last 2,000 years, ambitious men have dreamed of forging vast empires and attaining eternal glory in battle, but of all the conqueror...

Unabridged: 4 hr 11 min
Narrator: Daniel Houle
Published: 03/23/2020
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Chinese Triads, The: The History and Legacy of China's Most Famous Organized Crime Syndicates, Charles River Editors

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From running guns to white-collar crimes in cyberspace and illegal seafood, the Triads, the mafia of China, are potent figures in the world o...

Unabridged: 1 hr 22 min
Narrator: Scott Clem
Published: 03/23/2020
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Little Turtle's War: The History and Legacy of the 18th Century Conflict Between the United States and Native Americans in the Northwest Territory, Charles River Editors

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The new United States was faced with a fundamental problem: to expand, it had to settle lands to the west of the Appalachian Mountains, ceded...

Unabridged: 1 hr 33 min
Narrator: Colin Fluxman
Published: 03/02/2020
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Sulla: The Controversial Life and Legacy of the Roman Dictator, Charles River Editors

Sulla: The Controversial Life and...

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It’s quite possible that none of what Caesar did would’ve happened without the template for such actions being set by Lucius Corn...

Unabridged: 1 hr 39 min
Narrator: Gregory T. Luzitan...
Published: 06/12/2020
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Black Wall Street: The History of the Greenwood District Before the Tulsa Race Riot, Charles River Editors

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Overall, Tulsa in 1921 was considered a modern, vibrant city. What had fueled this remarkable growth was oil, specifically the discovery of t...

Unabridged: 1 hr 25 min
Narrator: Stephen Platt
Published: 07/25/2020
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Operation Pastorius: The History of the Nazi Intelligence Operation to Commit Sabotage in the United States during World War II, Charles River Editors

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Four days after the attack on Pearl Harbor, Hitler declared war on America, almost casually and without seeming to consider the consequences...

Unabridged: 2 hr 3 min
Narrator: Daniel Houle
Published: 07/26/2020
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Typhoid Mary: The Notorious Life and Legacy of the Cook Who Caused a Typhoid Outbreak in New York, Charles River Editors

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Outbreaks of disease, much like wars, inevitably produce a series of public figures who serve as emblematic heroes or villains of the era an...

Unabridged: 1 hr 22 min
Narrator: Ray Howard
Published: 05/23/2020
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Soviet Invasion of Hungary in 1956, The: The History and Legacy of the Hungarian Uprising and the Military Operations That Put It Down, Charles River Editors

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After D-Day had all but sealed the Allied victory, Stalin’s Red Army became more aggressive in retaking land formerly held by Germany....

Unabridged: 2 hr 6 min
Narrator: Stephen Platt
Published: 04/08/2020
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James Garfield: The Life and Legacy of the Second President to Be Assassinated, Charles River Editors

James Garfield: The Life and Lega...

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He was the only sitting member of the House of Representatives elected President to date, but he served only about half a year in the office....

Unabridged: 2 hr 52 min
Narrator: Kelly McGee
Published: 03/31/2020
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Frederic Remington and Charles Marion Russell: The Life and Legacy of the America’s Most Iconic Western Artists, Charles River Editors

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Many of the first artists in the West were assigned to exploration and geological parties, working as archivists and obedient to demands of c...

Unabridged: 2 hr 26 min
Narrator: Scott Clem
Published: 03/16/2020
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Surveyor Program, The: The History and Legacy of NASA's First Successful Moon Landing Missions, Charles River Editors

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The Apollo space program is the most famous and celebrated in American history, but the first successful landing of men on the Moon during A...

Unabridged: 2 hr 7 min
Narrator: Daniel Houle
Published: 04/07/2020
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Antonine Plague, The: The History and Legacy of the Ancient Roman Empire's Worst Pandemic, Charles River Editors

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According to some historians, the success ancient Rome's "Five Good Emperors" had in centralizing the empire's administration, while undoubte...

Unabridged: 1 hr 26 min
Narrator: Jim Johnston
Published: 04/07/2020
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Anglo-Zulu War, The: The History and Legacy of the British Empire’s Conflict with the Zulu Kingdom in South Africa, Charles River Editors

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The modern history of Africa was, until very recently, written on behalf of the indigenous races by the white man, who had forcefully entered...

Unabridged: 1 hr 52 min
Narrator: Colin Fluxman
Published: 02/25/2020
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Frederic Remington: The Life and Legacy of the Wild West’s Most Famous Artist, Charles River Editors

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Many of the first artists in the West were assigned to exploration and geological parties, working as archivists and obedient to demands of ...

Unabridged: 1 hr 23 min
Narrator: Scott Clem
Published: 03/16/2020
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Africa’s Origin Stories: The History and Legacy of the Ancient African Stories that Sought to Explain Life, Charles River Editors

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By the dawn of the 17th century, Portuguese influence in Africa fell into decline, and the occasions of European contact with Ethiopia became...

Unabridged: 2 hr 1 min
Narrator: Daniel Houle
Published: 03/10/2020
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British Covert Operations in World War I: The History of Britain’s Espionage and Dark Arts during the Great War, Charles River Editors

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World War I, also known in its time as the “Great War” or the “War to End all Wars,” was an unprecedented holocaust i...

Unabridged: 1 hr 37 min
Narrator: Hadrian Howard
Published: 03/02/2020
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Zulu War and Boer War, The: The History and Legacy of the Conflicts that Cemented British Control of South Africa, Charles River Editors

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The modern history of Africa was, until very recently, written on behalf of the indigenous races by the white man, who had forcefully entered...

Unabridged: 2 hr 54 min
Narrator: Colin Fluxman
Published: 03/09/2020
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Coronavirus Pandemic, The: The History of the COVID-19 Disease and Its Outbreak across the World, Charles River Editors

Coronavirus Pandemic, The: The Hi...

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Human beings seem to have a particular fascination for microbiological threats. They are invisible, unpredictable and mysterious, and it is ...

Unabridged: 1 hr 16 min
Narrator: Daniel Houle
Published: 04/05/2020
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Cretaceous Period, The: The History and Legacy of the Geologic Era that Ended with the Extinction of Dinosaurs, Charles River Editors

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Early societies were aware of fossils, but they had no conception of just how old they were; the ancient Chinese, for example, classified ma...

Unabridged: 1 hr 42 min
Narrator: Gregory T. Luzitan...
Published: 04/02/2020
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Cumans and Magyars, The: The History and Legacy of the Steppe Nomads Who Raided Europe Throughout the Late Middle Ages, Charles River Editors

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Before the Mongols rode across the steppes of Asia and Eastern Europe, the Cumans were a major military and cultural force that monarchs fro...

Unabridged: 2 hr 23 min
Narrator: Colin Fluxman
Published: 04/08/2020
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Roman Empire and the Plague, The: The History of the Worst Pandemics to Strike Rome and the Byzantines in Antiquity and the Middle Ages, Charles River Editors

Roman Empire and the Plague, The:...

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Due to constant warfare on the borders and attempts to defend positions against various groups, Roman soldiers came into contact with foreign...

Unabridged: 2 hr 46 min
Narrator: Jim Johnston
Published: 03/25/2020
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Scipio Africanus: The Life and Legacy of the Roman General Who Defeated Hannibal during the Second Punic War, Charles River Editors

Scipio Africanus: The Life and Le...

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While he remains far less known than Hannibal, Publius Cornelius Scipio, the man who has become known to history as Scipio Africanus, is wide...

Unabridged: 2 hr 5 min
Narrator: Colin Fluxman
Published: 04/09/2020
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Cola di Rienzo: The Controversial Life and Legacy of the Medieval Roman Who Attempted to Unify Italy, Charles River Editors

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In the wake of the Roman Empire’s collapse, Italy found itself fractured, and nearly 1,000 years after Rome lost its grip in the late ...

Unabridged: 1 hr 14 min
Narrator: Colin Fluxman
Published: 04/07/2020
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What if Alexander the Great Had Lived? An Alternative History of the Macedonian King and His Empire, Charles River Editors

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In 323 BCE, Alexander the Great was on top of the world. Never a man to sit on his hands or rest upon his laurels, Alexander began planning h...

Unabridged: 2 hr 7 min
Narrator: Gregory T. Luzitan...
Published: 04/13/2020
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Battle of the Granicus River, The: The History of Alexander the Great's First Major Battle against the Achaemenid Persian Empire, Charles River Editors

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At one point in antiquity, the Achaemenid Persian Empire was the largest empire the world had ever seen, but aside from its role in the Greco...

Unabridged: 2 hr 4 min
Narrator: Daniel Houle
Published: 03/17/2020
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Oliver Hazard Perry and Matthew C. Perry: The Lives and Careers of the Brothers Who Became Legendary U.S. Navy Officers, Charles River Editors

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Americans had few things to celebrate during the War of 1812, and fighting on the frontier against the British and their native allies didn&...

Unabridged: 2 hr 48 min
Narrator: Gregory T. Luzitan...
Published: 03/23/2020
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Cat and Mouse on the Niger: The History of the Competition Between the British and French for Control of the Niger River, Charles River Editors

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"They have soldiers. We only have arguments." – French Foreign Minister Theophile DelcasseNear the end of the 19th century, Otto von Bi...

Unabridged: 1 hr 57 min
Narrator: Daniel Houle
Published: 03/10/2020
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Basque Country: The Turbulent History and Legacy of the Basque Autonomous Community in Spain, Charles River Editors

Basque Country: The Turbulent His...

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It would not be a stretch to say that for a very tiny geographical territory (just 20,747 square kilometers), the Basque Country has inspired...

Unabridged: 1 hr 19 min
Narrator: Colin Fluxman
Published: 03/20/2020
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African Mythology and Folklore: The Origins and History of Legends and Myths across Africa, Charles River Editors

African Mythology and Folklore: T...

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The modern history of Africa was, until very recently, written on behalf of the indigenous races by the white man, who had forcefully entered...

Unabridged: 3 hr 7 min
Narrator: Daniel Houle
Published: 03/10/2020