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Martin Luther, Martin E. Marty

Martin Luther

by Martin E. Marty

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A superb work of intellectual history, this slim volume by one of today's foremost theologians takes you through the mind and times of Europe...

Unabridged: 5 hr 39 min
Narrator: Paul Michael
Published: 01/05/2004
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Seven Myths of the Spanish Conquest, Matthew Restall

Seven Myths of the Spanish Conque...

by Matthew Restall

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Here is an intriguing exploration of the ways in which the history of the Spanish Conquest has been misread and passed down to become popular...

Unabridged: 8 hr 45 min
Narrator: James Cameron Stew...
Published: 02/13/2018
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Chernobyl 01:23:40 The Incredible True Story of the World's Worst Nuclear Disaster, Andrew Leatherbarrow

Chernobyl 01:23:40

by Andrew Leatherbarrow

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At 01:23:40 on April 26th 1986, Alexander Akimov pressed the emergency shutdown button at Chernobyl's fourth nuclear reactor. It was an act t...

Unabridged: 6 hr 24 min
Narrator: Michael Page
Published: 10/11/2016
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The Alice Behind Wonderland, Simon Winchester

The Alice Behind Wonderland

by Simon Winchester

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On a summer's day in 1858, in a garden behind Christ Church College in Oxford, Charles Dodgson, a lecturer in mathematics, photographed six-...

Unabridged: 2 hr 43 min
Narrator: Simon Winchester
Published: 05/24/2011
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Celts: A Captivating Guide to Ancient Celtic History and Mythology, Including Their Battles Against the Roman Republic in the Gallic Wars, Captivating History

Celts: A Captivating Guide to Anc...

by Captivating History

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If you want to discover the captivating history of the Celts, then pay attention...Today, the word Celtic means so many things. To most of us...

Unabridged: 3 hr 12 min
Narrator: Randy Whitlow
Published: 08/09/2019
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How the Irish Saved Civilization, Thomas Cahill

How the Irish Saved Civilization

by Thomas Cahill

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The perfect St. Patrick's Day gift, and a book in the best tradition of popular history -- the untold story of Ireland's role in maintaining ...

Abridged: 3 hr 1 min
The Hinges of History
Narrator: Liam Neeson
Published: 07/05/2000
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Summary of The Strange Death of Europe: Immigration, Identity, Islam by Douglas Murray, Readtrepreneur Publishing

Summary of The Strange Death of E...

by Readtrepreneur Publishi...

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The Strange Death of Europe by Douglas Murray | Book Summary | Readtrepreneur(Disclaimer: This is NOT the original book., but an unofficial s...

Unabridged: 1 hr 5 min
Narrator: Scott Hughes
Published: 08/28/2019
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When Hitler Took Cocaine and Lenin Lost His Brain History's Unknown Chapters, Giles Milton

When Hitler Took Cocaine and Leni...

by Giles Milton

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Obscure and addictive true tales from history told by one of our most entertaining historians, Giles MiltonThis program is read by the author...

Unabridged: 4 hr 53 min
Narrator: Giles Milton
Published: 08/02/2016
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Great Britain: A Concise Overview of The History of Great Britain – Including the English History, Irish History, Welsh History and Scottish History, Eric Brown

Great Britain: A Concise Overview...

by Eric Brown

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Explore the History of Great Britain From Start to End...*** 4 Manuscripts in 1 Book - English History, Irish History, Welsh History, Scottis...

Unabridged: 10 hr 1 min
Narrator: John B Lynn
Published: 07/02/2019
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Meet Martin Luther A Sketch of the Reformer's Life, Anthony T Selvaggio

Meet Martin Luther

by Anthony T Selvaggio

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Martin Luther (1483-1546) contributed so much to the development of Western civilization that it is not overstatement to declare that he chan...

Unabridged: 3 hr 28 min
Narrator: George W. Sarris
Published: 06/15/2017
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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

Medieval Ukraine: The History of ...

by 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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Winston Churchill A Captivating Guide to the Life of Winston Churchill, Captivating History

Winston Churchill

by Captivating History

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Explore how Churchill went from schoolboy failure to wartime hero.As a British politician who was well known for serving twice as prime minis...

Unabridged: 1 hr 28 min
Narrator: Sean Daily
Published: 08/08/2017
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Never Remember Searching for Stalin's Gulags in Putin's Russia, Masha Gessen

Never Remember

by Masha Gessen

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"A book that belongs on the shelf alongside The Gulag Archipelago. -- Kirkus Reviews"A short, haunting and beautifully written book." -- The ...

Unabridged: 3 hr 6 min
Columbia Global Reports
Narrator: Masha Gessen
Published: 03/05/2019
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Response to Parliamentary Delegation, Elizabeth I

Response to Parliamentary Delegat...

by Elizabeth I

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Elizabeth I became queen in 1558. In 1559, a worried Parliament petitioned her to marry so she may produce an heir, and she responded by cour...

Unabridged: 6 min
Narrator: Suzi Woods
Published: 04/30/2018
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The Moors in Spain, Stanley Lane-Poole

The Moors in Spain

by Stanley Lane-Poole

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The Alhambra in Granada, the Mosque in Cordova—these are some of the magnificent physical remnants of Moorish rule in Spain. Their infl...

Unabridged: 6 hr 24 min
Narrator: Andrea Giordani
Published: 02/10/2018
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Welsh History: A Concise Overview of the History of Wales from Start to End, Eric Brown

Welsh History: A Concise Overview...

by Eric Brown

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Explore the History of Wales From Start to End...Do you have an interest in the fascinating history of Wales?Are there gaps in your knowledge...

Unabridged: 2 hr 15 min
Great Britain
Narrator: John Leen
Published: 05/13/2019
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Goths, The: A Captivating Guide to the Visigoths and Ostrogoths Who Sacked Rome and Played an Essential Role in the Fall of the Western Roman Empire, Captivating History

Goths, The: A Captivating Guide t...

by Captivating History

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If you want to discover the captivating history of the Goths, then pay attention...When J. R. R. Tolkien was writing his best-known work, The...

Unabridged: 1 hr 50 min
Narrator: Randy Whitlow
Published: 08/27/2019
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Napoleon’s Grande Armee: The History and Legacy of the French Army during the Napoleonic Wars, Charles River Editors

Napoleon’s Grande Armee: The His...

by Charles River Editors

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Nearly 50 years after Napoleon met his Waterloo, generals across the West continued to study his tactics and engage their armies the same way...

Unabridged: 3 hr 31 min
Narrator: Daniel Houle
Published: 11/06/2019
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The Trial of Charles I A Contemporary Account Taken from the Memoirs of Sir Thomas Herbert and John Rushworth, N-A

The Trial of Charles I

by N-A

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A contemporary account taken from the memoirs of Sir Thomas Herbers and Hohn Rushworth.Taken from two main sources, John Rushworth's Historic...

Unabridged: 5 hr 14 min
Narrator: David Thorn
Published: 02/20/2014
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All You Want to Know: Kosovo, Serbia, Bosnia The History Behind the Conflict in Central Europe, Knowledge Products

All You Want to Know: Kosovo, Ser...

by Knowledge Products

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Abridged: 3 hr 16 min
Narrator: Richard C. Hottele...
Published: 07/01/2004
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The French Revolution – In a Nutshell, Neil Wenborn

The French Revolution – In ...

by Neil Wenborn

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The fifth in the new Naxos AudioBooks series ‘In a Nutshell’, The French Revolution is a short and accessible introduction to one...

Unabridged: 1 hr 19 min
Narrator: Roy McMillan
Published: 10/26/2009
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Chasing Heisenberg The Race for the Atom Bomb (Kindle Single), Michael Joseloff

Chasing Heisenberg

by Michael Joseloff

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After a devastating run of German victories, Allied troops are beginning to halt Hitler’s advance. But far from the battlefields, Allie...

Unabridged: 3 hr 2 min
Narrator: Malcolm Hillgartne...
Published: 01/29/2019
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World Codex: Special Edition, RW Gates and Meredith Carson

World Codex: Special Edition

by RW Gates and Meredith C...

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Discover the surprising literary and poetic history of the RMS Titanic! Imagine getting the inside, behind the scenes story of the Titanic tr...

Unabridged: 59 min
Narrator: Austin Rising, Dav...
Published: 02/20/2019
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Northern Ireland A Very Short Introduction (2nd Edition), Marc Mulholland

Northern Ireland

by Marc Mulholland

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From the Plantation of Ulster in the seventeenth century to the entry into peace talks in the late twentieth century the Northern Irish peopl...

Unabridged: 4 hr 39 min
Narrator: Roger Clark
Published: 04/28/2020
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London Under The Secret History Beneath the Streets, Peter Ackroyd

London Under

by Peter Ackroyd

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In this vividly descriptive short study, Peter Ackroyd tunnels down through the geological layers of London, meeting the creatures that dwell...

Unabridged: 3 hr 29 min
Narrator: Matthew Waterson
Published: 04/28/2020
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Chechnya and Dagestan: The History of the Chechen Republic and the Ongoing Conflict with Russia, Charles River Editors

Chechnya and Dagestan: The Histor...

by Charles River Editors

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Today, Chechnya is a republic with some degree of autonomy in the contemporary Russian Federation. Its population is just over a million peop...

Unabridged: 2 hr 16 min
Narrator: Colin Fluxman
Published: 11/20/2019
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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

Soviet Invasion of Hungary in 195...

by 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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La Camorra: The Notorious History and Legacy of the Neapolitan Mafia, Charles River Editors

La Camorra: The Notorious History...

by Charles River Editors

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 The history of Naples is long and tortured, or at least for centuries that was how its history has been told. Inhabited almost continu...

Unabridged: 1 hr 19 min
Narrator: Jim Johnston
Published: 09/30/2019
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War of the Spanish Succession, The: The History of the Conflict Between the Bourbons and Habsburgs that Engulfed Europe, Charles River Editors

War of the Spanish Succession, Th...

by Charles River Editors

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The War of the Spanish Succession, fought at the beginning of the 18th century, was the last major war engaged in by French King Louis XIV, ...

Unabridged: 1 hr 28 min
Narrator: Bill Hare
Published: 10/11/2019
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Unification of Italy, The: The History of the Risorgimento and the Conflicts that Unified the Italian Nation, Charles River Editors

Unification of Italy, The: The Hi...

by Charles River Editors

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In the 18th century, Italy was still divided into smaller states, but differently than during medieval times when the political entities were...

Unabridged: 2 hr 40 min
Narrator: Colin Fluxman
Published: 07/20/2019
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Collapse of the Soviet Union, The: The History of the USSR Under Mikhail Gorbachev, Charles River Editors

Collapse of the Soviet Union, The...

by Charles River Editors

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The Cold War moved into one of its most dangerous phases after Brezhnev’s death as both sides deployed nuclear weapons within alarming...

Unabridged: 2 hr
Narrator: Colin Fluxman
Published: 07/30/2019
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Dodo, The: The History and Legacy of the Extinct Flightless Bird, Charles River Editors

Dodo, The: The History and Legacy...

by Charles River Editors

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“The Dodo never had a chance. He seems to have been invented for the sole purpose of becoming extinct and that was all he was good for....

Unabridged: 1 hr 25 min
Narrator: Bill Hare
Published: 02/04/2020
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Imperial Scramble for the Nile, The: The History of the Conflict Between the British and French for Control of the Nile River, Charles River Editors

Imperial Scramble for the Nile, T...

by Charles River Editors

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Even after the British took control of Egypt, knowledge about the Nile remained sparse, most importantly the source of the river, and explora...

Unabridged: 3 hr 58 min
Narrator: Daniel Houle
Published: 02/22/2020
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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

Anglo-Zulu War, The: The History ...

by 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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Zulu War and Boer War, The: The History and Legacy of the Conflicts that Cemented British Control of South Africa, Charles River Editors

Zulu War and Boer War, The: The H...

by 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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1984 And The Spanish Civil War, Paul Read

1984 And The Spanish Civil War

by Paul Read

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In 1937, George Orwell spent six months witnessing the rise and fall of a popular revolution on the streets of Barcelona and Catalonia. Alone...

Unabridged: 1 hr 22 min
Forgotten Stories From Spain
Narrator: Paul Read
Published: 03/02/2020
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The Maintenance of Empire, Benjamin Disraeli

The Maintenance of Empire

by Benjamin Disraeli

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British statesman Benjamin Disraeli delivered this commanding speech in 1872. His imperialistic ideals informed his Conservative political pl...

Unabridged: 6 min
Narrator: Peter Quest
Published: 04/27/2018
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Speech to Soldiers, Elizabeth I

Speech to Soldiers

by Elizabeth I

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Queen Elizabeth delivered this speech to the soldiers at Tilbury as they prepared to face the Spanish Armada. Leaving her body guard behind, ...

Unabridged: 2 min
Narrator: Suzi Woods
Published: 04/30/2018
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1876 Queen’s Speech, Queen Victoria

1876 Queen’s Speech

by Queen Victoria

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Queen Victoria’s throne speech opened the 1876 parliamentary session. Delivered for her by the Lord Chancellor, it addressed the Crown&...

Unabridged: 6 min
Narrator: Ellie Darvill
Published: 04/30/2018
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1880 Queen’s Speech, Queen Victoria

1880 Queen’s Speech

by Queen Victoria

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As per tradition, Queen Victoria’s throne speech marked the start of the annual legislative session. 1880 held a general election in wh...

Unabridged: 6 min
Narrator: Ellie Darvill
Published: 04/30/2018
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1890 Queen’s Speech, Queen Victoria

1890 Queen’s Speech

by Queen Victoria

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Queen Victoria’s 1890 throne speech reads like a state of the union address. In it, she discusses the foreign affairs with Portugal, th...

Unabridged: 5 min
Narrator: Ellie Darvill
Published: 04/30/2018
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1892 Queen’s Speech, Queen Victoria

1892 Queen’s Speech

by Queen Victoria

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Queen Victoria’s 1892 throne speech marks the second time in British history when the monarch’s wishes led to a vote of no confid...

Unabridged: 5 min
Narrator: Ellie Darvill
Published: 04/30/2018
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Suez Canal Speech, Benjamin Disraeli

Suez Canal Speech

by Benjamin Disraeli

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In 1875, Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli purchased 44% of the Suez Canal’s stock from the bankrupt Egyptian Khedive. He did not consul...

Unabridged: 24 min
Narrator: Peter Quest
Published: 11/13/2018
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Russian Cyber Warfare: The History of Russia’s State-Sponsored Attacks across the World, Charles River Editors

Russian Cyber Warfare: The Histor...

by Charles River Editors

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Russia has been depicted by the media as a cyberspace boogeyman, a nation of hackers that can and will exploit any and all vulnerabilities of...

Unabridged: 1 hr 36 min
Narrator: Colin Fluxman
Published: 03/01/2019
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Apartheid in South Africa: The History and Legacy of the Notorious Segregationist Policies in the 20th Century, Charles River Editors

Apartheid in South Africa: The Hi...

by Charles River Editors

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“During my lifetime I have dedicated myself to this struggle of the African people. I have fought against white domination, and I have ...

Unabridged: 2 hr 13 min
Narrator: Colin Fluxman
Published: 03/30/2019
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Portuguese Inquisition, The: The History of the Portuguese Empire’s Religious Persecution of Non-Christians in Portugal and Asia, Charles River Editors

Portuguese Inquisition, The: The ...

by Charles River Editors

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“Goa is sadly famous for its inquisition, equally contrary to humanity and commerce. The Portuguese monks made us believe that the peo...

Unabridged: 1 hr 46 min
Narrator: Ken Teutsch
Published: 03/19/2019
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The Mississippi Scheme In which a Scottish Adventurer destroys the Economy of France, Man with a Cat

The Mississippi Scheme

by Man with a Cat

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In the early 18th century, eighty years prior to revolution, France went wild for stocks and bonds. Mechanics dropped their tools, tradesmen ...

Unabridged: 1 hr 56 min
Narrator: Man with a Cat
Published: 06/07/2017
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A Really Short History of the Norman Conquest of England, Man with a Cat

A Really Short History of the Nor...

by Man with a Cat

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The Norman Conquest of England was that series of events during the latter part of the eleventh century by which a Norman Duke was set on the...

Unabridged: 4 hr 22 min
Narrator: Man with a Cat
Published: 12/16/2018
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Portuguese Empire and Africa, The: The History and Legacy of Portugal’s Exploration and Colonization of the West African Coast, Charles River Editors

Portuguese Empire and Africa, The...

by Charles River Editors

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By the mid-15th century the Byzantine Empire had collapsed and the various Crusades that had taken place in the region had largely disrupted ...

Unabridged: 1 hr 29 min
Narrator: Ken Teutsch
Published: 03/20/2019
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Liberal History A concise history of the Liberal Party, SDP and Liberal Democrats, Duncan Brack

Liberal History

by Duncan Brack

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Political Liberalism in Britain: the history of the Liberal Democrats and their predecessor parties, the Liberal Party and the SDP, from the ...

Unabridged: 1 hr 36 min
Narrator: Patricia Brake
Published: 12/01/2018