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The Journey of Alvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca

Read by Sue Anderson


Alvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca


Few stories of shipwreck and survival can equal that of the 16th century Spaniard Alvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca who, cast ashore …

Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas, and Yucatan, Vol. 1

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John Lloyd Stephens


The year is 1838. The scene is the dense Honduran forest along the Copán River. Two men, John Lloyd Stephens and Frederick Catherwood…

A Jewish State

Read by Adrian Praetzellis


Theodor Herzl


Read in English, this is a pivotal document in the history of Zionism and the State of Israel. Herzl designed this work to elevate the discu…

Buddhism and Buddhists in China

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Lewis Hodous


Buddhism and Buddhists in China is an anthropological text describing Buddhism as practiced in China at the beginning of the 20th Century. I…

High Adventure A Narrative of Air Fighting in France

Read by John W. Michaels


James Norman Hall


High Adventure A Narrative of Air Fighting in France by James Norman Hall; you will find this book although an exciting narrative has an unp…

The Diary of a Dead Officer

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Arthur Graeme West


Published posthumously in 1919, this collection of diary entries presents a scathing picture of army life and is said to be one of the most …

Antologia de Discursos em Português

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Various


Coleção de discursos famosos, traduzidos para o português ou escritos em português.

History of Florence and of the Affairs of Italy, Vol. 1

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Niccolò Machiavelli


History of Florence and of the Affairs of Italy is an historical account by Niccolò Machiavelli. Toward the end of 1520, the Cardinal…

The History of Standard Oil: Volume 2

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Ida M. Tarbell


The History of the Standard Oil Company is a book written by journalist Ida Tarbell in 1904. It was an exposé of the Standard Oil Com…

Richard II, Makers of History

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Jacob Abbott


Chronicles the life of Richard II, born in 1367 in Bordeaux, France, who later wore the crown of King of England. (Summary by Cathy Barratt)

A Short Life of Abraham Lincoln

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John George Nicolay


John G. Nicolay was Abraham Lincoln’s private White House secretary. With assistant secretary, John Hay, he wrote the two volume definitive …

Third Class in Indian Railways

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Mahatma Gandhi


Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (1869 – 1948) was the pre-eminent political and spiritual leader of India during the Indian independence movement…

The Female Quixote Vol. 1

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Charlotte Lennox


The novel formally inverts Don Quixote: as the don mistakes himself for the knightly hero of a Romance, so Arabella mistakes herself for the…

The Discovery of New Worlds

Read by Laura Caldwell


M. B. Synge


This is the second volume in the series, The Story of the World, which covers the period of history from the rise of Rome to the Conquest of…

With Clive in India

Read by Gary Olman


G. A. Henty


With Clive in India gives a vivid picture of the wonderful events of the ten years, which at their commencement saw Madras in the hands of t…

Letters of Mrs. Adams, the Wife of John Adams, Vol. 1

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Abigail Adams


Abigail Adams lived the American Revolution as the wife of one of its central figures--John Adams. Her family correspondence, published alon…

A Popular History of France from the Earliest Times vol 1

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François Pierre Guillaume Guizot


François Pierre Guillaume Guizot was a French historian, orator, and statesman. Guizot was a dominant figure in French politics prior…

The Journey of Coronado

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Pedro De Castañeda


In 1540, Francisco Vásquez de Coronado led an army from Mexico is search of the fabled golden cities of Cíbola. The Spaniards …

Detailed Minutiae of Soldier Life in the Army of Northern Virginia, 1861-1865

Read by David Leeson


Carlton Mccarthy


The author, who fought as a private in the Army of Northern Virginia during the Civil War, describes the Confederate soldier’s daily struggl…

The Trail of the Hawk: a Comedy of the Seriousness of Life

Read by John W. Michaels


Sinclair Lewis


Trail of the Hawk, narrated by Mike Vendetti aka Miketheauctioneer, is Sinclair Lewis’ second novel published under his own name. It was not…

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