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History - United States - Civil War Period (1850-1877)
Author: Brenda Wineapple | Narrator: Gabra Zackman
Release Date: May 21, 2019
NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY Jennifer Szalai, The New York Times • The New York Times Book Review • NPR • Publishers Weekly “This absorbing and important book recounts the titanic strug...
Author: David S. Reynolds | Narrator: P.J. Ochlan
Release Date: May 14, 2019
Few historical figures are as intriguing as John Brown, the controversial Abolitionist who used terrorist tactics against slavery and single-handedly changed the course of American history. This brilliant biography of Brown (1800—1859) by the p...
Author: Henry Louis Gates, Jr. | Narrator: Dominic Hoffman
Release Date: April 02, 2019
A profound new rendering of the struggle by African-Americans for equality after the Civil War and the violent counter-revolution that resubjugated them, as seen through the prism of the war of images and ideas that have left an enduring racist stain...
Author: Andrew Delbanco | Narrator: Ari Fliakos
Release Date: November 06, 2018
"Excellent...stunning."—Ta-Nehisi CoatesThe devastating story of how fugitive slaves drove the nation to Civil WarA New York Times Notable Book Selection * Winner of the Mark Lynton History Prize* Winner of the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award *&...
Author: Ron Chernow | Narrator: Mark Bramhall
Release Date: December 12, 2017
The #1 New York Times bestseller and New York Times Book Review 10 Best Books of 2017“Eminently readable but thick with import . . . Grant hits like a Mack truck of knowledge.” —Ta-Nehisi Coates, The At...
Author: Elizabeth Brown Pryor | Narrator: Kimberly Farr and Beverly Brown
Release Date: February 07, 2017
From an award-winning historian, an engrossing look at how Abraham Lincoln grappled with the challenges of leadership in an unruly democracy An awkward first meeting with U.S. Army officers, on the eve of the Civil War. A conversation on the White Ho...
Author: Randall Fuller | Narrator: Stefan Rudnicki
Release Date: January 24, 2017
A compelling portrait of a unique moment in American history when the ideas of Charles Darwin reshaped American notions about nature, religion, science and race“A lively and informative history.” – The New York Times Book ReviewThro...
Author: James M. McPherson | Narrator: Robert Fass
Release Date: October 07, 2014
From the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Battle Cry of Freedom, a powerful new reckoning with Jefferson Davis as military commander of the Confederacy“The best concise book we have on the subject… McPherson is… our most dis...
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Author: Joshua Zeitz | Narrator: Malcolm Hillgartner
Release Date: February 04, 2014
A timely and intimate look into Abraham Lincoln’s White House through the lives of his two closest aides and confidantsLincoln’s official secretaries John Hay and John Nicolay enjoyed more access, witnessed more history, and knew Lincoln ...
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Author: Tony Horwitz | Narrator: Arthur Addison
Release Date: November 19, 2013
When prize-winning war correspondent Tony Horwitz leaves the battlefields of Bosnia and the Middle East for a peaceful corner of the Blue Ridge Mountains, he thinks he's put war zones behind him. But awakened one morning by the crackle of musket fire...
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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: Allen C. Guelzo | Narrator: Robertson Dean
Release Date: May 14, 2013
From the acclaimed Civil War historian, a brilliant new history—the most intimate and richly readable account we have had—of the climactic three-day battle of Gettysburg (July 1–3, 1863), which draws the reader into the heat, smoke,...