A History of the Four Georges in Four Volumes, Volume 1


Read by Pamela Nagami

(4.6 stars; 10 reviews)

Justin McCarthy (1830-1912), liberal member of Parliament and historian. He brings the great 18th Century personalities to life: Walpole and Swift, Bolingbroke and Mary Wortley Montagu, the Old Pretender and Bonnie Prince Charlie, and the four King Georges. The first volume begins with the death of Queen Anne in 1714 and ends in 1733, with Robert Walpole fleeing Parliament as London erupts in rioting over his excise scheme. - Summary by Pamela Nagami (12 hr 17 min)

Chapters

i. 'More, Alas! Than the Queen's Life!' 35:37 Read by Pamela Nagami
ii. Parties and Leaders 59:07 Read by Pamela Nagami
iii. 'Lost for Want of Spirit' 40:07 Read by Pamela Nagami
iv. The King Comes 19:25 Read by Pamela Nagami
v. What the King Came To: 1 36:05 Read by Pamela Nagami
v. What the King Came To: 2 32:14 Read by Pamela Nagami
vi. Oxford's Fall; Bolingbroke's Flight: 1 24:57 Read by Pamela Nagami
vi. Oxford's Fall; Bolingbroke's Flight: 2 30:56 Read by Pamela Nagami
vii. The White Cockade 40:40 Read by Pamela Nagami
viii. After the Rebellion 37:48 Read by Pamela Nagami
ix. 'Malice Domestic--Foreign Levy' 35:41 Read by Pamela Nagami
x. Home Affairs 33:49 Read by Pamela Nagami
xi. 'The Earth Hath Bubbles' 43:12 Read by Pamela Nagami
xii. After the Storm 19:07 Read by Pamela Nagami
xiii. The Banishment of Atterbury 27:55 Read by Pamela Nagami
xiv. Walpole in Power as Well as Office 36:53 Read by Pamela Nagami
xv. The Drapier's Letters 19:04 Read by Pamela Nagami
xvi. The Opposition 28:50 Read by Pamela Nagami
xvii. 'Osnabruck! Osnabruck!' 21:01 Read by Pamela Nagami
xviii. George the Second 25:56 Read by Pamela Nagami
xix. 'The Patriots' 36:47 Read by Pamela Nagami
xx. A Victory for the Patriots 52:46 Read by Pamela Nagami

Reviews

Yay


(4 stars)

Reader is very easy to understand again. Love it when she is paying attention to what she is saying hate it when she isn't and it gets slow and choppy and monotone. Love the history

GREAT HISTORY


(5 stars)

A most interesting and enlightening narratve of this period of English history. Pamela Nagami 's even reading of it makes it a pleasureable learning experience.