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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…

This Country of Ours, Part 5

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 Soul of the Indian

Read by David Mix


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…

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…

The Empire of Russia from the Remotest Periods to the Present Time

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John Stevens Cabot Abbott


A history of Russia from 500 B.C. to 1855 A.D., written by John Stevens Cabot Abbott, the brother of Jacob Abbott. (Summary by Jean Bascom)

A Book of Discovery

Read by Kristine Bekere


M. B. Synge


Telling the history of geographical discoveries, "Book of Discovery" is a record of splendid endurance, of hardships bravely borne…

History of the Catholic Church from the Renaissance to the French Revolution: V…

Read by Maria Therese


Rev. James Maccaffrey


This first volume of a two volume set traces the trials and triumphs of the Catholic Church during the period before the reformation up to t…

The Naval War of 1812

Read by James E. Carson


Theodore Roosevelt


Somewhat detailed history of naval engagements between the United States and England during the War of 1812, from a decidedly American persp…

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

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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…

Condition of the Working-Class in England in 1844

Read by Cate Barratt


Friedrich Engels


This is Engels' first book (since considered a classic account of England's working class in the industrial age), which argues that workers …

Tacitus' Histories

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Publius Cornelius Tacitus


The Histories was written between 110 and 100 B.C. It covered the Year of Four Emperors following the downfall of Nero, the rise of Vespasia…

Robert Surcouf

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Karl May


Robert Surcouf (* 12. Dezember 1773 in Saint-Malo, Frankreich; † 8. Juli 1827 in Saint-Malo) war während der Revolutionskriege franz&ou…

Bradford's History of the Plymouth Settlement, 1608-1650

Read by David Leeson


William Bradford


The journal of William Bradford, who served five terms as governor of the Plymouth colony, is an indispensable document of the events of ear…

Gallipoli Diary

Read by Sue Anderson


John Graham Gillam


Major John Graham Gillam, British Supply Officer, wrote in his World War I Gallipoli Diary that when he sailed from England for the Dardanel…

The South Pole; an account of the Norwegian Antarctic expedition in the Fram, 1…

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Roald Amundsen


In contrast to Scott's South Pole expedition, Amundsen's expedition benefited from good equipment, appropriate clothing, and a fundamentally…

De Vliegende Hollander

Read by Bart de Leeuw


Piet Visser


De Vliegende Hollander is een spookschip dat volgens de overlevering voor eeuwig in de buurt van Kaap de Goede Hoop rondvaart. De sage verte…

History of the United States, Vol. V: Sectional Conflict & Reconstruction

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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…

Hero Tales from American History

Read by David Leeson


Theodore Roosevelt


Its purpose … is to tell in simple fashion the story of some Americans who showed that they knew how to live and how to die; who proved thei…

Ten Days that Shook the World

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John Reed


Ten Days that Shook the World (1919) is a book by American journalist and socialist John Reed about the October Revolution in Russia in 1917…

Famous Sea Fights

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John R. Hale


I propose to tell in non-technical and popular language the story of some of the most remarkable episodes in the history of sea power. I sha…

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