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The Alhambra: A Series Of Tales And Sketches Of The Moors And Spaniards

Read by David Wales


Washington Irving


This is a collection of essays, verbal sketches, and stories by Washington Irving. Irving lived at the Alhambra Palace while writing some of…

Life in a Mediaeval City, Illustrated by York in the XVth Century

Read by Peter Yearsley


Edwin Benson


A short and gentle overview of mediaeval life in a large city. It lightly covers the class structure of society, local government, guilds, p…

The French Revolution

Read by Ray Clare


Hilaire Belloc


“It is, for that matter, self-evident that if one community decides in one fashion, another, also sovereign, in the opposite fashion, both c…

The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Vol. III

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Edward Gibbon


The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, a major literary achievement of the 18th century published in six volumes, was writ…

Libro II de la Historia de Heródoto

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Herodotus


Las Historias (en griego antiguo ἱστορίαι historíai 'aproximaciones, investigaciones') de Heródoto de Halicarnaso (484–despu&e…

The Oregon Trail

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Francis Parkman, Jr.


The book is a breezy, first-person account of a 2 month summer tour of the U.S. states of Nebraska, Wyoming, Colorado, and Kansas when Parkm…

Alexander Hamilton

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Charles A. Conant


Alexander Hamilton was a significant figure in the political and economic development of the early United States. He served in the American …

History of the United States, Vol. III

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Charles Austin Beard


Charles Beard was the most influential American historian of the early 20th century. He published hundreds of monographs, textbooks and inte…

Sergeant York and His People

Read by Brett W. Downey


Sam K. Cowan


From a cabin back in the mountains of Tennessee, forty-eight miles from the railroad, a young man went to the World War. He was untutored in…

Through the Brazilian Wilderness

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Theodore Roosevelt


Roosevelt's popular book Through the Brazilian Wilderness describes his expedition into the Brazilian jungle in 1913 as a member of the Roos…

The Book of Tea

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Kakuzō Okakura


The Book of Tea was written by Okakura Kakuzo in the early 20th century. It was first published in 1906, and has since been republished many…

Richard II

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William Shakespeare


Richard II by William Shakespeare is the first of eight plays that portray a historically-informed version of the War of the Roses - beginni…

The Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima & Nagasaki

Read by Denny Sayers (d. 2015)


U.S. Army Corps Of Engineers and United States Army Corps Of Engineers


This is the official report, published nearly 11 months after the first and only atomic bombings in history (to date), of a group of militar…

Richard III (Makers of History series)

Read by Cate Barratt


Jacob Abbott


Jacob Abbott chronicles the unspeakably treacherous rise of Richard III to the throne of England in the midst of the war between the Yorks a…

This Country of Ours, Part 4

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…

Minor Works of Josephus

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Flavius Josephus


There are 3 parts to this collection. (1) Against Apion is a two-volume defence of Judaism as classical religion and philosophy, stressin…

This Country of Ours, Part 7

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…

Bible (KJV) 27: Daniel

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King James Version


The Book of Daniel is a book in the Hebrew Bible. The book tells of how Daniel, a Judean exile at the court of Nebuchadnezzar II (605 to 562…

Two Tactics of Social-Democracy in the Democratic Revolution

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Vladimir Ilyich Lenin


In the heat of the failed 1905 revolution in Russia, Lenin here contrasts the precision of the Bolshevik political program and tactics with …

The Soul of the Indian

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Charles Alexander Eastman


"We also have a religion which was given to our forefathers, and has been handed down to us their children. It teaches us to be thankfu…

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