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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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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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World at War: Amazing Stories of Bravery, Survival and Courage from 1914-1945, War History Journals

World at War: Amazing Stories of ...

by War History Journals

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Amazing Stories of Courage, Bravery, and Survival in a World at War. Follow in the footsteps of the brave Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, and Mari...

Unabridged: 4 hr 39 min
Narrator: Daniel Griffin
Published: 03/17/2020
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Virus 1918 Spanish Influenza - the words of people who lived it., Robert John Hadfield

Virus 1918

by Robert John Hadfield

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"...with the dead body of his son for company on the last half of the trip and himself delirious with Spanish influenza..."“...take the...

Unabridged: 5 hr 19 min
Narrator: Robert John Hadfie...
Published: 04/09/2020
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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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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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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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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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Reconstructing the Gospel Finding Freedom from Slaveholder Religion, Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove

Reconstructing the Gospel

by Jonathan Wilson-Hartgro...

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"I am a man torn in two. And the gospel I inherited is divided." Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove grew up in the Bible Belt in the American South as...

Unabridged: 5 hr 12 min
Narrator: Lloyd James
Published: 03/13/2018
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Letter from Birmingham Jail, Martin Luther King

Letter from Birmingham Jail

by Martin Luther King

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April 16th. The year is 1963. Birmingham, Alabama has had a spring of non-violent protests known as the Birmingham Campaign, seeking to draw ...

Unabridged: 51 min
Narrator: Dion Graham
Published: 04/15/2013
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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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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 Declaration of Independence and the Constitution of the United States, Various

The Declaration of Independence a...

by Various

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The two most treasured documents of American freedom together on one audiobook.We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are crea...

Unabridged: 48 min
Narrator: Frank Langella
Published: 07/17/2007
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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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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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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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Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari, Best Self Audio

Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari

by Best Self Audio

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Learn how you can apply the main lessons & principles from Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind in a quick, easy listen!In Sapiens: A Brief ...

Unabridged: 1 hr 17 min
Narrator: Best Self Audio
Published: 09/25/2019
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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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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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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 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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The Destruction of Jerusalem Excerpts, Josephus

The Destruction of Jerusalem

by Josephus

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The writings of Josephus contain one of the few historical accounts we have of the wars of the Jews and the first destruction of Jerusalem by...

Unabridged: 4 hr 42 min
Narrator: Norman Dietz
Published: 05/03/2011
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The Constitution of the United States of America, Founding Fathers of the United States

The Constitution of the United St...

by Founding Fathers of the...

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The United States Constitution is the supreme law of the United States of America. This is the document which defines the rights and respon...

Unabridged: 27 min
Narrator: Kristen McQuillin
Published: 07/04/2016
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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

Fighting the Plague in Antiquity ...

by 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Weird Middle Ages, The: A Collection of Mysterious Stories, Odd Customs, and Strange Superstitions from Medieval Times, Charles River Editors

Weird Middle Ages, The: A Collect...

by 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

Mad Anthony Wayne: The Life and L...

by 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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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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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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Women & Power A Manifesto, Mary Beard

Women & Power

by Mary Beard

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At long last, Mary Beard addresses in one brave book the misogynists and trolls who mercilessly attack and demean women the world over, inclu...

Unabridged: 1 hr 35 min
Narrator: Mary Beard
Published: 05/21/2019
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The Hidden History of Guns and the Second Amendment, Thom Hartmann

The Hidden History of Guns and th...

by Thom Hartmann

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Thom Hartmann, the most popular progressive radio host in America and a New York Times bestselling author, looks at the real history of guns ...

Unabridged: 4 hr 4 min
Narrator: Scott Brick
Published: 06/04/2019
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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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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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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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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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James Baldwin - A Collection Of Speeches And Lectures, James Baldwin

James Baldwin - A Collection Of S...

by James Baldwin

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James Baldwin was an American novelist, playwright, essayist, poet, and activist. His essays, as collected in Notes of a Native Son (1955), e...

Unabridged: 18 hr 59 min
Narrator: James Baldwin
Published: 10/14/2020
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The Bill of Rights and Additional Amendments, Jeffrey Rogers Hummel

The Bill of Rights and Additional...

by Jeffrey Rogers Hummel

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In 1791, the Constitution was amended to include ten amendments, which are commonly referred to as The Bill of Rights. These were the guarant...

Unabridged: 2 hr 10 min
The US Constitution Series
Narrator: Walter Cronkite
Published: 03/14/2006