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Author: Simon Sebag Montefiore | Narrator: Steve West
Release Date: October 16, 2018
In this inspiring, horrifying, and accessible collection of short, entertaining, and vivid life stories, Simon Sebag Montefiore—one of our pre-eminent historians and a prizewinning writer—presents the giant characters who have changed the course of world history.
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Author: James Miller | Narrator: Robert Petkoff
Release Date: September 18, 2018
A new history of the world's most embattled idea.

Today, democracy is the world's only broadly accepted political system, and yet it has become synonymous with disappointment and crisis. How did it come to this. In Can Democracy Work.
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Author: Paul Kennedy | Narrator: Jonathan Cowley
Release Date: April 24, 2018
The widely acclaimed bestseller that boldly and lucidly puts our economic and political dilemmas into the perspective of world history.

In this wide-ranging and carefully argued survey, Paul Kennedy considers the subject of national and international power.
$32.50
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Author: James Walvin | Narrator: Roger Davis
Release Date: April 03, 2018
The modern successor to Sweetness and Power, James Walvin's Sugar is a rich and engaging work on a topic that continues to change our world.

How did a simple commodity, once the prized monopoly of kings and princes, become an essential ingredient in the lives of millions, before mutating yet again into the cause of a global health epidemic.
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Author: Reza Aslan | Narrator: Reza Aslan
Release Date: November 07, 2017
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The bestselling author of Zealot and host of Believer explores humanity’s quest to make sense of the divine in this concise and fascinating history of our understanding of God.
 
In Zealot, Reza Aslan replaced the staid, well-worn portrayal of Jesus of Nazareth with a startling new image of the man in all his contradictions.
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Author: Tim Harford | Narrator: Roger Davis
Release Date: August 29, 2017
A lively history seen through the fifty inventions that shaped it most profoundly, by the bestselling author of The Undercover Economist and Messy.
 
Who thought up paper money. What was the secret element that made the Gutenberg printing press possible.
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Author: Bill Bryson | Narrator: Bill Bryson
Release Date: May 16, 2017
Bill Bryson is one of the world’s most beloved and bestselling writers. In A Short History of Nearly Everything, he takes his ultimate journey–into the most intriguing and consequential questions that science seeks to answer. It’s a dazzling quest, the intellectual odyssey of a lifetime, as this insatiably curious writer attempts to understand everything that has transpired from the Big Bang to the rise of civilization.
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Author: Steven Johnson | Narrator: George Newbern
Release Date: November 15, 2016
“A house of wonders itself. . . . Wonderland inspires grins and well-what-d'ya-knows” —The New York Times Book Review

From the New York Times–bestselling author of How We Got to Now and Farsighted, a look at the world-changing innovations we made while keeping ourselves entertained.
$17.50
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Author: James Gleick | Narrator: Rob Shapiro
Release Date: September 27, 2016
“A time-jumping, head-tripping odyssey.” The Millions
“A bracing swim in the waters of science, technology and fiction.” Washington Post
“A thrilling journey of ideas.
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Author: Frederic Morton | Narrator: Arthur Morey
Release Date: November 03, 2015
Thunder at Twilight is a landmark historical vision, drawing on hitherto untapped sources to illuminate two crucial years in the life of the extraordinary city of Vienna—and in the life of the twentieth century.

It was during the carnival of 1913 that a young Stalin arrived in Vienna on a mission that would launch him into the upper echelon of Russian revolutionaries, and it was here that he first collided with Trotsky.
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Author: Henry Kissinger | Narrator: Nicholas Hormann
Release Date: September 09, 2014
“Dazzling and instructive . . . [a] magisterial new book.” —Walter Isaacson, Time
 
Henry Kissinger offers in World Order a deep meditation on the roots of international harmony and global disorder. Drawing on his experience as one of the foremost statesmen of the modern era—advising presidents, traveling the world, observing and shaping the central foreign policy events of recent decades—Kissinger now reveals his analysis of the ultimate challenge for the twenty-first century.
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Author: Felix Martin | Narrator: Nicholas Guy Smith
Release Date: March 04, 2014

From ancient currency to Adam Smith, from the gold standard to shadow banking and the Great Recession. a sweeping historical epic that traces the development and evolution of one of humankind’s greatest inventions.

What is money, and how does it work.

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