Search Results

Chronicles of Canada Volume 10 - A Chronicle of Montcalm

Read by LibriVox Volunteers

William Wood

Montcalm is, of course, a very prominent character in every history of New France. This book gives a brief history of the Montcalm family in…

History of the Thirty Years War, Volume 5

Read by LibriVox Volunteers

Friedrich Schiller

Volume 5 concludes the History of the Thirty Years War in Germany. [Note From the first PG etext of this work: Separate sources indicate th…

The Federalist Papers (version 2)

Read by Mark F. Smith

Alexander Hamilton, John Jay and James Madison

“The Federalist Papers” are a collection of 85 linked essays that explain the construction of the U.S. government and why it was built that …

The Making of the British Empire (A.D. 1714-1832)

Read by Pamela Nagami

Arthur Hassall

At its height, the British Empire was the largest in history. This short volume traces its development through the long 18th century, from 1…

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…

The Critique of Dogmatic Theology

Read by LibriVox Volunteers

Leo Tolstoy

More systematic, but no less sincere than A Confession (which originally served as the introduction to this work), The Critique of Dogmatic …

Poems of American History, The Colonial Era

Read by LibriVox Volunteers


A History through Poetry of the exploration and settling of North American by Europeans. Beginning with Leif Erikson, and continuing throug…

Beacon Lights of History, Volume 11: American Founders

Read by KHand

John Lord

The eleventh volume of the Beacon Lights of History series, this volume is the first that directly refers to the United States. In this volu…

The Story of the Barbary Corsairs (Version 2)

Read by LibriVox Volunteers

J. D. Jerrold Kelley and Stanley Lane-Poole

The Barbary pirates, sometimes called Barbary corsairs or Ottoman corsairs, were Ottoman and Berber pirates and privateers who operated from…

The South American Republics, Part I

Read by Piotr Nater

Thomas Cleland Dawson

The question most frequently asked me since I began my stay in South America has been: "Why do they have so many revolutions there?&quo…

The Court and Character of King James whereunto Is Now Added the Court of King …

Read by Patrick Wallace

Anthony Weldon

Gossipy exposés of shenanigans at the heart of government are nothing new. The author, Sir Anthony Weldon (1583–1648), was a courtier…

Summa Theologica - 14 Tertia Pars, The Sacraments

Read by M.S.C. Lambert, LC

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 (c. 1225–127…

Lives of the Most Eminent Painters, Sculptors and Architects Vol 5

Read by LibriVox Volunteers

Giorgio Vasari

The Lives of the Most Excellent Italian Painters, Sculptors, and Architects, from Cimabue to Our Times, or Le Vite de' più eccellenti…

The French Revolution: A History. Volume 1: The Bastille (Version 2)

Read by Peter Dann

Thomas Carlyle

Subtitled "The Bastille", Volume 1 of Thomas Carlyle's three volume "The French Revolution: A History" was first publish…

Rational Theology and Christian Philosophy volume 1

Read by Barry Ganong

John Tulloch

This work addresses the birth and development of a rationalist stream in the Christianity of England in the seventeenth century. In this vol…


Read by Pamela Nagami

Thomas Fowler

John Locke (1632-1704) was an English philosopher and physician who, after Sir Francis Bacon, was one of the first of the British empiricist…

The Chronicles of America Volume 06 - The Fathers of New England

Read by Jim Locke

Charles Andrews, Charles Mclean Andrews and Charles Morris

This sixth installment in the series, as one would expect, deals with events in the northern settlements that were taking place at the same …

The Chronicles of America Volume 05 - Pioneers of the Old South

Read by Jim Locke

Mary Johnston

In this remarkably detailed and sweeping fifth installment, Mary Johnston takes us from discoveries and settlements to the evolution into th…

The Idea of Progress: An Inquiry into Its Origin and Growth

Read by Barry Ganong

John Bagnell Bury

John Bagnell Bury was Regius Professor of Modern History at Cambridge University in the early twentieth century. In The Idea of Progress, he…

Travels in France During the Years 1787, 1788, 1789

Read by Pamela Nagami

Arthur Young

Arthur Young, an English agriculturist, set out to write a travelogue on the state of agriculture in France and found himself in the midst o…

< 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 >