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Author: Egill Bjarnason
Release Date: May 11, 2021
The untold story of how one tiny island in the middle of the Atlantic has shaped the world for centuries.The history of Iceland began 1,200 years ago, when a frustrated Viking captain and his useless navigator ran aground in the middle of the North A...
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Author: Simon Sebag Montefiore
Release Date: April 27, 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: Thomas Trappe, Caroline Waight and Johannes Krause | Narrator: Stephen Graybill
Release Date: April 13, 2021
“A highly readable, personal guide to the twists and turns in unravelling ancient DNA: Krause and Trappe expertly recount the story of archaeogenetics to reveal how this new field has utterly transformed understanding of our deep past...
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Author: Peter Frankopan | Narrator: Laurence Kennedy
Release Date: March 30, 2021
“This is history on a grand scale, with a sweep and ambition that is rare… A proper historical epic of dazzling range and achievement.” —William Dalrymple, The Guardian   The epic history of the crossroads...
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Author: James Suzman | Narrator: Nicholas Guy Smith
Release Date: January 19, 2021
"This book is a tour de force." -- Adam Grant, New York Times bestselling author of Give and TakeA revolutionary new history of humankind through the prism of work by leading anthropologist James SuzmanWork defines who we are. It determines our statu...
Author: James Lacey and Williamson Murray | Narrator: Rick Adamson
Release Date: May 19, 2020
Hannibal vs. Scipio. Grant vs. Lee. Rommel vs. Patton. The greatest battles, commanders, and rivalries of all time come to life in this engrossing guide to the geniuses of military history. “A compelling study of military leadership.&rdquo...
Author: Richard Haass | Narrator: Dan Woren
Release Date: May 12, 2020
New York Times BestsellerAn invaluable primer from Richard Haass, president of the Council on Foreign Relations, that will help anyone, expert and non-expert alike, navigate a time in which many of our biggest challenges come from the world beyond ou...
Author: A. C. Grayling | Narrator: Neil Gardner
Release Date: November 05, 2019
“A witty, learned, authoritative survey of philosophical thought.” —The New York Times Book ReviewThe first authoritative and accessible single-volume history of philosophy to cover both Western and Eastern traditions, from one of t...
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: Timothy C. Winegard | Narrator: Mark Deakins
Release Date: August 06, 2019
**The instant New York Times bestseller.***An international bestseller.*“Hugely impressive, a major work.”—NPRA pioneering and groundbreaking work of narrative nonfiction that offers a dramatic new perspective on the history of huma...
Author: Hal Brands and Charles Edel | Narrator: Marc Cashman
Release Date: May 14, 2019
An eloquent call to draw on the lessons of the past to address current threats to international orderThe ancient Greeks hard-wired a tragic sensibility into their culture. By looking disaster squarely in the face, by understanding just how badly thin...
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...