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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…

The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government, Volume 1a

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Jefferson Davis


The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government (1881) is written by Jefferson Davis, former President of the Confederate States of America …

Bible (KJV) NT 02: Mark

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King James Version


Second Gospel or account of the ministry of Jesus of Nazareth in the New Testament of the Christian Bible. Commonly regarded as the first re…

This Country of Ours, Part 7

Read by Kara Shallenberg (1969-2023)


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…

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…

Bible (KJV) 05: Deuteronomy

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King James Version


Deuteronomy is the fifth book of the Hebrew Bible, and of the Jewish Torah/Pentateuch. The Hebrew title, "[spoken] words", is take…

The French Revolution

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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…

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…

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

Read by Mike Rosenlof


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…

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…

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…

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…

Two Tactics of Social-Democracy in the Democratic Revolution

Read by Christian Pecaut


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 …

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…

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…

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, stressing it…

This Country of Ours, Part 6

Read by Kara Shallenberg (1969-2023)


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…

Scaramouche

Read by Gord Mackenzie


Rafael Sabatini


Scaramouche is a romantic adventure and tells the story of a young aristocrat during the French Revolution. His successive endeavors as a la…

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