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Voices of History Cover
Author: Simon Sebag Montefiore
Release Date: March 23, 2021
A celebration of the great speeches of world history and cultural life. A VINTAGE ORIGINALIn this exuberant collection, acclaimed historian Simon Sebag Montefiore takes us on a journey from ancient times to the twenty-first century. Some speeches are...
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Author: Simon Sebag Montefiore | Narrator: Juliet Stevenson, Simon Russell Beale, Tuppence Middleton and Rupert Penry-Jones
Release Date: October 15, 2019
Outstanding selection of great letters from ancient times to the 21st century, touching on power, love, art, sex, faith, and war.Written in History: Letters that Changed the World celebrates the great letters of world history, and cultural and person...
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...
Author: David Halberstam | Narrator: Angelo Di Loreto
Release Date: October 02, 2018
THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * THE BEST SPORTS BOOK OF THE YEAR"October 1964 should be a hit with old-time baseball fans, who'll relish the opportunity to relive that year's to-die-for World Series, when the dynastic but aging New York Yankees squar...
Author: David Halberstam | Narrator: Robertson Dean
Release Date: September 04, 2018
The Fifties is a sweeping social, political, economic, and cultural history of the ten years that Halberstam regards as seminal in determining what our nation is today. Halberstam offers portraits of not only the titans of the age: Eisenhower Dulles,...
Kenneth C. Davis CD Audiobook Bundle Cover
Author: Kenneth C. Davis
Release Date: June 04, 2013
Three classic Kenneth C. Davis audiobooks are now available as an audiobook collection.  Collection includes: Don’t Know Much About the Civil War, Don’t Know Much About History, Anniversary Edition, and Don’t Know Much Abo...
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Author: Kenneth C. Davis and Kenneth C. Davis | Narrator: Jeff Woodman
Release Date: May 29, 2012
Don't Know Much About Anything: Everything You Need to Know But Never Learned About Famous People, Exceptional Places, Historical Happenings, Holidays and Traditions, Everyday Objects, Remarkable Inventions, Space, Sports, Food, Entertainment and Mor...
Author: Kenneth C. Davis | Narrator: Dick Estell
Release Date: May 03, 2011
“Distinct, clear, and balanced. . . . Davis has a gift for deftly rendering the essentials.”—New York Times Book Review“Lively and relevant.” —USA Today Millions of Americans, bored by dull textbooks, are in t...
Author: Kenneth C. Davis | Narrator: Kenneth C. Davis and Sam Freed
Release Date: October 26, 2010
Kenneth C. Davis presents a collection of extraordinary stories, each detailing an overlooked episode that shaped the nation’s destiny and character. Davis’s dramatic narratives set the record straight, busting myths and bringing to light...
The Last Plantagenets Cover
Author: Thomas B. Costain | Narrator: David Case
Release Date: January 06, 2009
The final volume in A History of the Plantagenets covers the century from 1377 to 1485 when civil war ravaged England, rebellious peasants marched on London and wandering preachers sowed dissent in the credulous poor. The last Plantagenet monarchs go...
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America's First Dynasty: The Adamses, 1735-1918 Cover
Author: Richard Brookhiser | Narrator: Dan Cashman
Release Date: August 27, 2003
Richard Brookhiser has won a wide and loyal following for his stylish, pointed, and elegant biographies of George Washington and Alexander Hamilton. In America's First Dynasty, Brookhiser tells the story of America's longest and still great...
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