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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…

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 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)

The Life of Kit Carson

Read by Laura Victoria


Edward S. Ellis


Christopher Carson, or as he was familiarly called, Kit Carson, was a man whose real worth was understood only by those with whom he was ass…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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 …

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…

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…

Inca Lands

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Hiram Bingham


Prof. Hiram Bingham of Yale Makes the Greatest Archaeological Discovery of the Age by Locating and Excavating Ruins of Machu Picchu on a Pea…

Iconoclastic Memories of the Civil War

Read by Winston Tharp


Ambrose Bierce


At the outset of the American Civil War, [the writer Ambrose] Bierce enlisted in the Union Army's 9th Indiana Infantry Regiment....In Februa…

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…

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