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A Popular History of Ireland, Book 08

Read by Sibella Denton


Thomas D'Arcy McGee


Thomas D’Arcy McGee was an Irish refugee and a father of the Canadian confederation. His work on Irish history is comprehensive, encompassin…

A Short History of the United States

Read by Allyson Hester


Edward Channing


Channing's best known work, A History of the United States, is regarded as one of the most complete and accurate accounts of American histor…

The Private Soldier Under Washington

Read by David Wales


Charles Knowles Bolton


Much was been written about the American Revolution, but our knowledge of the private solders of the patriot army is confined chiefly to Was…

Summa Theologica - 01 Pars Prima, Initial Questions

Read by Jim Ruddy


Saint Thomas Aquinas


The Summa Theologica (or the Summa Theologiae or simply the Summa, written 1265–1274) is the most famous work of Thomas Aquinas although it …

This Country of Ours, Part 5

Read by Kara Shallenberg


Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall


Another fine history book for children! Published in 1917, Marshall's book of stories from the history of the United States begins with acco…

Chronicles of Canada Volume 12 - The Father of British Canada; A Chronicle of …

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William Wood


Carleton’s first eight years as governor of Canada were almost entirely occupied with civil administration. The next four were equally occup…

This Country of Ours, Part 1

Read by Kara Shallenberg


Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall


Another fine history book for children! Published in 1917, Marshall’s book of stories from the history of the United States begins with acco…

Discours sur l’origine et les fondements de l’inégalité parmi les hommes

Read by Jc Guan


Jean-Jacques Rousseau


De l’inégalité parmi les hommes est un essai philosophique d’une centaine de pages environ, richement annoté par l’aute…

Chronicles of Canada Volume 06 - The Great Intendant: A Chronicle of Jean Talon…

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Thomas Chapais


Talon worked closely with lieutenant-general Prouville de Tracy to achieve the surrender of the Iroquois in 1627, thereby ending the threat …

This Country of Ours, Part 6

Read by Kara Shallenberg


Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall


Another fine history book for children! Published in 1917, Marshall's book of stories from the history of the United States begins with acco…

Two Treatises of Civil Government

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John Locke


The Two Treatises of Civil Government is a work of political philosophy published anonymously in 1689 by John Locke. The First Treatise is a…

Tea Drinking In 18th-Century America: Its Etiquette And Equipage

Read by David Wales


Rodris Roth


The title of this 1961 Smithsonian Institution bulletin says it all. “In 18th-century America, the pleasant practice of taking tea at home …

Recollections of the Revolution and the Empire

Read by Barbara Baker


Henriette Lucie Dillon, marquise de La Tour du Pin Gouvernet


An aristocratic Frenchwoman's personal record of the dazzling extravagance of the Ancien Régime, of the court of Marie Antoinette, of…

Summa Theologica - 03 Pars Prima, Angels and the Six Days

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Saint Thomas Aquinas


The Summa Theologica (or the Summa Theologiae or simply the Summa, written 1265–1274) is the most famous work of Thomas Aquinas although it …

A Popular History of Ireland, Book 07

Read by Sibella Denton


Thomas D'Arcy McGee


Thomas D'Arcy McGee was an Irish refugee and a father of the Canadian confederation. His work on Irish history is comprehensive, encompassin…

Pantheisticon

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John Toland


Pantheisticon: or, the Form Of Celebrating the Socratic-Society. Divided into Three Parts. Which Contain, I. The Morals and Axioms of the Pa…

Chronicles of Canada Volume 07 - The Fighting Governer: A Chronicle of Frontenac

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Charles W. Colby


The Canada to which Frontenac came in 1672 was no longer the infant colony it had been when Richelieu founded the Company of One Hundred Ass…

Three Dialogues between Hylas and Philonous

Read by Geoffrey Edwards


George Berkeley


Berkeley uses Hylas as his primary contemporary philosophical adversary, John Locke. A Hylas is featured in Greek mythology and the name Hyl…

Personal Recollections of Early Melbourne and Victoria

Read by Lucy Burgoyne (1950 - 2014)


William Westgarth


Son of John Westgarth, surveyor-general of customs for Scotland, was born at Edinburgh, in June 1815. He was educated at the high schools at…

History of the Thirty Years War, Volume 1

Read by Alan Winterrowd


Friedrich Schiller


The History of the Thirty Years War is a five volume work, which followed his very successful History of the Revolt of the Netherlands. Writ…

Essays book 2

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Michel Eyquem De Montaigne


Michel Eyquem de Montaigne is one of the most influential writers of the French Renaissance, known for popularising the essay as a literary …

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