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The Art of War, Sun Tzu

The Art of War

by Sun Tzu

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"All warfare is based on deception. Thus, when able to attack, we must seem unable. Hold out bait to entice the enemy. Feign disorder, and cr...

Unabridged: 3 hr 16 min
Narrator: Scott Brick
Published: 07/21/2008
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Dereliction of Duty, H. R. McMaster

Dereliction of Duty

by H. R. McMaster

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"The war in Vietnam was not lost in the field, nor was it lost on the front pages of the New York Times or the college campuses. It was lost...

Abridged: 3 hr 9 min
Narrator: H.R. Mcmaster
Published: 03/28/2017
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The Book of Five Rings, Miyamoto Musashi

The Book of Five Rings

by Miyamoto Musashi

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Setting down his thoughts on swordplay, on winning, and on spirituality, legendary swordsman Miyamoto Musashi intended this modest work as a ...

Unabridged: 2 hr 41 min
Narrator: Scott Brick
Published: 06/30/2010
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The Mexican American War, Jefffrey Rogers Hummel

The Mexican American War

by Jefffrey Rogers Hummel

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On May 13, 1846, the United States Congress declared war upon Mexico. Although the MexicanAmerican War lasted only 18 month, its consequences...

Unabridged: 2 hr 35 min
The United States at War
Narrator: George C. Scott
Published: 03/23/2006
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Defeating Jihad The Winnable War, Sebastian Gorka

Defeating Jihad

by Sebastian Gorka

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America's fight against radical Islam could soon be over, and a top secret plan from the Cold War is the key to our victory. Dr. Sebastia...

Unabridged: 4 hr 17 min
Narrator: Russell Wade
Published: 04/11/2016
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Den of Thieves, James B. Stewart

Den of Thieves

by James B. Stewart

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A number-one bestseller from coast to coast, Den of Thieves tells, in masterfully reported detail, the full story of the insider-trading scan...

Abridged: 3 hr 1 min
Narrator: John Hockenberry
Published: 05/01/2008
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The Forgotten Man A New History, Amity Shlaes

The Forgotten Man

by Amity Shlaes

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It's difficult today to imagine how America survived the Great Depression. Only through the stories of the common people who struggled during...

Unabridged: 13 hr 33 min
Narrator: Terence Aselford
Published: 06/12/2007
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The Federalist Papers, James Madison

The Federalist Papers

by James Madison

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Written by Alexander Hamilton, John Madison and John Jay - three of the Founding Fathers of the United States of America - The Federalist Pap...

Unabridged: 20 hr 50 min
Narrator: Group
Published: 03/06/2017
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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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The American Revolution Part 1, George H. Smith

The American Revolution Part 1

by George H. Smith

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In 1764, Britain imposed the first of several taxes with the Sugar Act. This was followed by the Stamp Act and the Townshend Revenue Act. In ...

Unabridged: 2 hr 32 min
The United States at War
Narrator: George C. Scott
Published: 03/11/2006
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Death in the Jungle Diary of a Navy Seal, Gary R. Smith

Death in the Jungle

by Gary R. Smith

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Read by Eric Conger2 Cassettes/ 2 hrs.With 257 combat missions in Vietnam under his belt, Gary Smith is a living witness to the realities of ...

Abridged: 1 hr 59 min
Narrator: Eric Conger
Published: 03/06/2001
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The Gifts Of The Jews How A Tribe of Desert Nomads Changed the Way Everyone Thinks and Feels, Thomas Cahill

The Gifts Of The Jews

by Thomas Cahill

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The Gifts of the Jews reveals the critical change that made western civilization possible. Within the matrix of ancient religions and philoso...

Unabridged: 5 hr 14 min
Narrator: Claire Bloom
Published: 04/01/1998
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The Qur'an A Biography, Bruce Lawrence

The Qur'an

by Bruce Lawrence

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Few books in history have been as important or as poorly understood as the Qur'an. Sent down in a series of revelations to the Prophet Muhamm...

Unabridged: 5 hr 11 min
Books That Changed the World #2
Narrator: Michael Prichard
Published: 02/24/2007
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The Day the Universe Changed, James Burke

The Day the Universe Changed

by James Burke

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When humans understood that the earth was flat and it was the center of the universe, all life revolved around that truth. Then, Galileo intr...

Abridged: 3 hr 1 min
Narrator: James Burke
Published: 11/14/2006
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The Johnstown Flood, David McCullough

The Johnstown Flood

by David McCullough

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FROM THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF JOHN ADAMS At the end of the last century, Johnstown, Pennsylvania was a booming coal-and-s...

Abridged: 9 hr 1 min
Narrator: Edward Herrmann
Published: 05/24/2005
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The Text of the United States Constitution, George H. Smith

The Text of the United States Con...

by George H. Smith

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The United States Constitution established both a strong central power and protected states rights. But to say that something is of two parts...

Unabridged: 2 hr 27 min
The US Constitution Series
Narrator: Walter Cronkite wi...
Published: 01/01/2007
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History of the Donner Party A Tragedy of the Sierra, C. F. McGlashan

History of the Donner Party

by C. F. McGlashan

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C. F. McGlashan was the newspaper editor and publisher of the local daily in Truckee, California, the closest town to the Donner Pass. Over t...

Unabridged: 8 hr 52 min
Narrator: Bobbie Frohman
Published: 02/20/2014
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The ISIS Solution How Unconventional Thinking and Special Operations Can Eliminate Radical Islam, Jack Murphy

The ISIS Solution

by Jack Murphy

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The President recently announced that we don't have a strategy for dealing with ISIS. "It's too soon to say what steps the United States wil...

Unabridged: 3 hr 11 min
SOFREP
Narrator: Sean Runnette
Published: 11/18/2014
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War Paint The 1st Infantry Division's LRP/Ranger Company in Fierce Combat in Vietnam, Bill Goshen

War Paint

by Bill Goshen

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The men who served with in the 1st Infantry Division with F company, 52nd Infantry, (LRP) later redesignated as Company I, 75th Infantry (Ran...

Abridged: 2 hr
Narrator: Jake Robards
Published: 01/02/2002
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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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Thomas Paine's Rights of Man, Christopher Hitchens

Thomas Paine's Rights of Man

by Christopher Hitchens

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Thomas Paine is one of the greatest political propagandists in history. The Rights of Man, first published in 1791, is the key to his reputat...

Unabridged: 3 hr 37 min
Books That Changed the World #6
Narrator: Simon Vance
Published: 09/15/2007
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Rise to Greatness Abraham Lincoln and America's Most Perilous Year, David Von Drehle

Rise to Greatness

by David Von Drehle

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As 1862 dawned, the American republic was at death’s door. The federal government appeared overwhelmed, the U.S. Treasury was broke, an...

Unabridged: 16 hr 59 min
Narrator: Robertson Dean
Published: 12/11/2012
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The Best and the Brightest, David Halberstam

The Best and the Brightest

by David Halberstam

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David Halberstam’s masterpiece, the defining history of the making of the Vietnam tragedy, with a new Foreword by Senator John McCain.U...

Abridged: 3 hr
Narrator: David Clennon
Published: 05/08/2007
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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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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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Arrival of the Gods Revealing the Alien Landing Sites of Nazca, Erich von Daniken

Arrival of the Gods

by Erich von Daniken

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Nazca, once only an isolated settlement in the midst of the Peruvian desert, is today the meeting place for archaeologists from around the wo...

Unabridged: 4 hr 19 min
Narrator: John Allen Nelson
Published: 05/10/2011
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When Affirmative Action Was White An Untold History of Racial Inequality in Twentieth-Century America, Ira Katznelson

When Affirmative Action Was White...

by Ira Katznelson

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In this "penetrating new analysis" (New York Times Book Review) Ira Katznelson fundamentally recasts our understanding of twentieth-century A...

Unabridged: 8 hr 20 min
Narrator: Jonathan Yen
Published: 08/16/2016
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Island of the Lost Shipwrecked at the Edge of the World, Joan Druett

Island of the Lost

by Joan Druett

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Auckland Island is a godforsaken place in the middle of the Southern Ocean, 285 miles south of New Zealand. With year-round freezing rain and...

Unabridged: 8 hr 35 min
Narrator: David Colacci
Published: 04/05/2016
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LRRP Company Command The Cav's LRP / Rangers in Vietnam, 1968 - 1969, Kregg P. Jorgenson

LRRP Company Command

by Kregg P. Jorgenson

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A gripping account of ordinary men with extraordinary courage and heroism who had one last chance to make good—and one helluva war zone...

Abridged: 2 hr 7 min
Narrator: Don Leslie
Published: 04/03/2001
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The War of 1812, Jefffrey Rogers Hummel

The War of 1812

by Jefffrey Rogers Hummel

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The United States emerged from the American Revolution still entangled in old world politics. In particular, America faced all the trade rest...

Unabridged: 2 hr 28 min
The United States at War
Narrator: George C. Scott
Published: 04/04/2006
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Mexico, Joseph Stromberg

Mexico

by Joseph Stromberg

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In 1540, Mexico was declared to be New Spain. With a diverse culture and great natural resources, it should have prospered like its northern ...

Unabridged: 2 hr 56 min
The World's Political Hot Spots Series
Narrator: Harry Reasoner, Pe...
Published: 02/08/2006
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Vietnam Why We Should Have Won, Dan Lyons

Vietnam

by Dan Lyons

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Dan Lyons resigned as Dean of Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington to become the free world's leading advocate of winning the war in Vie...

Unabridged: 3 hr 30 min
Narrator: Jeff Riggenbach
Published: 08/18/2011
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The Spanish-American War, Joseph Stromberg; Edited by Wendy McElroy

The Spanish-American War

by Joseph Stromberg; Edite...

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In 1895 Cuba began its struggle for independence from Spaina struggle that resulted in a demand for US involvement. This demand gained intens...

Unabridged: 1 hr 13 min
The United States at War
Narrator: George C. Scott
Published: 09/14/2012
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Horatio's Drive America's First Road Trip, Dayton Duncan

Horatio's Drive

by Dayton Duncan

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The companion volume to the PBS documentary film about the first—and perhaps most astonishing—automobile trip across the United S...

Unabridged: 3 hr 9 min
Narrator: Dayton Duncan
Published: 07/01/2003
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Currahee! A Screaming Eagle at Normandy, Donald R. Burgett

Currahee!

by Donald R. Burgett

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Seven days in hellIn June 1944, the Allies launched a massive amphibious invasion against Nazi-held France. But under the cover of darkness, ...

Abridged: 1 hr 44 min
Narrator: David Guion
Published: 09/25/2001
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Lewis & Clark The Journey of the Corps of Discovery, Dayton Duncan

Lewis & Clark

by Dayton Duncan

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The companion volume to Ken Burns's PBS documentary film, with more than 150 illustrations, most in full color.In the spring of 1804, at the ...

Abridged: 3 hr 57 min
Narrator: Ken Burns
Published: 04/01/2008
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Riders Of The Pony Express, Ralph Moody

Riders Of The Pony Express

by Ralph Moody

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Prior to the Civil War, the fastest mail between the West Coast and the East took almost thirty days by stagecoach along a southern route thr...

Unabridged: 2 hr 56 min
Narrator: Cameron Beierle
Published: 12/15/2011
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The Greatest Americans Series: Geroge Washington's Farewell Address, George  Washington

The Greatest Americans Series: Ge...

by George Washington

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“…a solicitude for your welfare, which cannot end but with my life, and the apprehension of danger, natural to that solicitude, ...

Unabridged: 1 hr 5 min
Narrator: Robin Field
Published: 07/01/2010
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Paul Brand Helping Hands, Janet Benge

Paul Brand

by Janet Benge

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Watching his father perform medical procedures back in India had convinced Paul that medicine was about blood and guts and ulcers. To his ama...

Unabridged: 4 hr 59 min
Christian Heroes: Then & Now
Narrator: Tim Gregory
Published: 01/28/2016
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Florence Young Mission Accomplished, Janet Benge

Florence Young

by Janet Benge

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A rip current overturned the whaleboat with eight Kanaka Christians aboard. Only three of the men could swim, and the others clung to the upt...

Unabridged: 4 hr 37 min
Christian Heroes: Then & Now
Narrator: Rebecca Gallagher
Published: 01/28/2016
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The Titanic Tragedy, New York Times

The Titanic Tragedy

by New York Times

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The amazing immediacy of yesterday's headlines brings to life the sinking of that magnificent luxury liner, the Titanic. Re-live the trauma w...

Unabridged: 1 hr 5 min
Narrator: David Bodin
Published: 06/30/2015
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American Wisdom - 750 Great American Quotes and Sayings, My Ebook Publishing House

American Wisdom - 750 Great Ameri...

by My Ebook Publishing Hou...

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These thought-provoking teachings from respected American leaders and thinkers provide a connection with the land, the environment, and the s...

Unabridged: 1 hr 57 min
Narrator: Matt Montanez
Published: 10/28/2016
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The Landscape of History How Historians Map the Past, John Lewis Gaddis

The Landscape of History

by John Lewis Gaddis

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What is history and why should we study it? Is there such a thing as historical truth? Is history a science? One of the most accomplished his...

Unabridged: 12 hr 32 min
Narrator: Jack Chekijian
Published: 06/14/2017
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The Most They Ever Had, Rick Bragg

The Most They Ever Had

by Rick Bragg

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In these reallife stories, Rick Bragg brilliantly evokes the hardscrabble lives of those who live and die by an American cotton mill. In 2001...

Unabridged: 4 hr 16 min
Narrator: Rick Bragg
Published: 10/07/2009
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Miracle at Coney Island How a Sideshow Doctor Saved Thousands of Babies and Transformed American Medicine, Claire Prentice

Miracle at Coney Island

by Claire Prentice

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How did thousands of premature infants come to be exhibited at America’s most popular amusement park?In Miracle at Coney Island: How a ...

Unabridged: 3 hr 11 min
Narrator: Coleen Marlo
Published: 08/01/2017
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The Soul Of The Indian, Charles Alexander Eastman

The Soul Of The Indian

by Charles Alexander Eastm...

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Charles Alexander Eastman (18581939), an educated and wellknown Sioux, saw both sides of the great divide between Indians and whites, and he ...

Unabridged: 2 hr 18 min
Narrator: Scott Peterson
Published: 06/24/2005
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Speeches and Writings of Abraham Lincoln, Abraham Lincoln

Speeches and Writings of Abraham ...

by Abraham Lincoln

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Abraham Lincoln was undeniably one of the most influential politicians in American history. In this collection of letters, speeches, and othe...

Unabridged: 6 hr 53 min
Narrator: Alan Sklar
Published: 04/26/2011
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The Course of Human Events, David McCullough

The Course of Human Events

by David McCullough

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FROM THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF JOHN ADAMS On May 15th, 2003 David McCullough presented The Course of Human Events as The 2...

Unabridged: 38 min
Narrator: David McCullough
Published: 05/24/2005
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The Sea Wolves A History of the Vikings, Lars Brownworth

The Sea Wolves

by Lars Brownworth

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In AD 793, Norse warriors struck the English isle of Lindisfarne and laid waste to it. Wave after wave of Norse "sea wolves" followed in sear...

Unabridged: 7 hr 16 min
Narrator: Joe Barrett
Published: 06/23/2015
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The Return of the Gods Evidence of Extraterrestrial Visitations, Erich von Daniken

The Return of the Gods

by Erich von Daniken

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Never afraid to put forward controversial theories if justified by the data, Erich von Däniken here examines the huge amount of accumula...

Unabridged: 7 hr 32 min
Narrator: Arthur Morey
Published: 05/18/2011
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