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Social Science - Anthropology - General
Author: Maggie Paxson | Narrator: Maggie Paxson
Release Date: August 13, 2019
During World War II, French villagers offered safe harbor to countless strangers - mostly children - as they fled for their lives. The same place offers refuge to migrants today. Why? In a remote pocket of Nazi-held France, ordinary people risked the...
Author: Brian Switek | Narrator: Will Damron
Release Date: March 05, 2019
“A provocative and entertaining magical mineral tour through the life and afterlife of bone.” —Wall Street Journal Our bones have many stories to tell, if you know how to listen. Bone is a marvel, an adaptable and resilient building...
Author: Aaron Mahnke | Narrator: Aaron Mahnke
Release Date: October 09, 2018
Captivating stories of the places where human evil has left a nefarious mark, featuring stories from the podcast Lore—now a streaming television series—including “Echoes,” “Withering Heights,” and “Behind Clo...
Author: Aaron Mahnke | Narrator: Aaron Mahnke
Release Date: May 29, 2018
A chilling, lavishly illustrated who’s who of the most despicable people ever to walk the earth, featuring stories from the Lore podcast—now a streaming television series—including “Black Stockings,” “Half-Hanged,&...
Author: Aaron Mahnke | Narrator: Aaron Mahnke
Release Date: October 10, 2017
A fascinating, beautifully illustrated guide to the monsters that are part of our collective psyche, featuring stories from the Lore podcast—now a streaming television series—including “They Made a Tonic,” “Passed Notes,...
Author: AgustĂ­n Fuentes | Narrator: AgustĂ­n Fuentes
Release Date: March 21, 2017
A bold new synthesis of paleontology, archaeology, genetics, and anthropology that overturns misconceptions about race, war and peace, and human nature itself, answering an age-old question: What made humans so exceptional among all the species on Ea...
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Author: Jared Diamond | Narrator: Michael Prichard
Release Date: November 04, 2014
In his million-copy bestseller Guns, Germs, and Steel, Jared Diamond examined how and why Western civilizations developed the technologies and immunities that allowed them to dominate much of the world. Now in this brilliant companion volume, Diamond...
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Author: Jared Diamond | Narrator: Doug Ordunio
Release Date: June 07, 2011
Why did Eurasians conquer, displace, or decimate Native Americans, Australians, and Africans, instead of the reverse? Evolutionary biologist Jared Diamond stunningly dismantles racially based theories of human history by revealing the environmental f...
Author: H. W. Brands | Narrator: Robertson Dean
Release Date: October 12, 2010
In a grand-scale narrative history, the bestselling author of two finalists for the Pulitzer Prize now captures the decades when capitalism was at its most unbridled and a few breathtakingly wealthy businessmen utterly transformed America from an agr...