A History of the Four Georges in Four Volumes, Volume 2


Read by Pamela Nagami

(5 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, Bonnie Prince Charlie, and the four King Georges. This second volume brings us the terrible death of Queen Caroline, Swift and Stella, the Jacobite rising of 1745, the Wesleyan Movement, Clive's victories, and the struggle for Canada. - Summary by Pamela Nagami (11 hr 26 min)

Chapters

xxi. Bolingbroke Routed Again 48:05 Read by Pamela Nagami
xxii. The 'Family Compact' 36:15 Read by Pamela Nagami
xxiii. Royal Family Affairs 40:29 Read by Pamela Nagami
xxiv. The Porteous Riots 30:21 Read by Pamela Nagami
xxv. Family Jars 28:56 Read by Pamela Nagami
xxvi. A Perilous Victory 24:15 Read by Pamela Nagami
xxvii. 'Rogues and Vagabonds' 23:35 Read by Pamela Nagami
xxviii. The Banished Prince 20:39 Read by Pamela Nagami
xxix. The Queen's Death-Bed 29:04 Read by Pamela Nagami
xxx. The Wesleyan Movement 42:55 Read by Pamela Nagami
xxxi. England's Honor and Jenkin's Ear, Part 1 25:48 Read by Pamela Nagami
xxxi. England's Honor and Jenkin's Ear, Part 2 27:09 Read by Pamela Nagami
xxxii. Walpole Yields to War 34:56 Read by Pamela Nagami
xxxiii. 'And When He Falls' 33:56 Read by Pamela Nagami
xxxiv. 'The Forty-Five' 20:15 Read by Pamela Nagami
xxxv. The March South 30:16 Read by Pamela Nagami
xxxvi. Culloden--and after 41:45 Read by Pamela Nagami
xxxvii. Chesterfield in Dublin Castle 31:48 Read by Pamela Nagami
xxxviii. Primus in Indis 47:25 Read by Pamela Nagami
xxxix. Changes 15:42 Read by Pamela Nagami
xl. Canada 21:54 Read by Pamela Nagami
xli. The Close of the Reign 31:29 Read by Pamela Nagami

Reviews

wonderful window on the 18th century


(5 stars)

Pamela Nagami gives an excellent reading of this brilliant historical odyssey. So much about the development of the Westminster system and democracy generally that I didn't know. Once again thank-you Librivox and Pamela.

WELL DONE


(4.5 stars)

PN is a delightful reader of history