Search Results

The Story of a Common Soldier of Army Life in the Civil War, 1861-1865

Read by Sue Anderson


Leander Stillwell


Leander Stillwell was an 18-year-old Illinois farm boy, living with his family in a log cabin, when the U.S. Civil War broke out. Stillwell …

David Crockett: His Life and Adventures

Read by Brett W. Downey


John Stevens Cabot Abbott


David "Davy" Crockett (August 17, 1786 – March 6, 1836) was a celebrated 19th century American folk hero, frontiersman, soldier an…

Our Island Story, Part 1

Read by Kara Shallenberg


Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall


Our Island Story was first published in 1905 and became an instant classic. Beginning with the Romans and following the triumphs and foibles…

Herodotus' Histories Vol 1

Read by LibriVox Volunteers


Herodotus


The Histories of Herodotus of Halicarnassus is considered the first work of history in Western literature. Written about 440 BC, the Histori…

Jesus of Nazareth, A Biography

Read by Bellona Times


John Mark and King James Version


"Jesus of Nazareth, a Biography, by John Mark," recognizes the author of the second Gospel as that "John, whose surname was M…

Lewis and Clark: Meriwether Lewis and William Clark

Read by Roger Melin


William R. Lighton


In the years 1804, 1805, and 1806, two men commanded an expedition which explored the wilderness that stretched from the mouth of the Missou…

Democracy in America Vol. I

Read by LibriVox Volunteers


Alexis De Tocqueville


When Tocqueville visited America in the 1830s he found a thriving democracy of a kind he had not seen anywhere else. Many of his insightful …

The Story of Electricity

Read by Ruth Golding


John Munro


In the book's preface, the author writes: "Let anyone stop to consider how he individually would be affected if all electrical service …

The Shadow of Black Wings

Read by James Calbraith


James Calbraith


It is the Sixteenth Year of Queen Victoria. In the powerful empire of Dracaland, Bran, a young dragon rider, joins his father on a military …

Anticipations

Read by LibriVox Volunteers


H. G. Wells


Wells considered this book one of his most important, a natural follow-up to such works as his Man of the Year Million and The Time Machine.…

Stoicism

Read by Leon Mire


St. George William Joseph Stock


This short book is part of the Philosophies Ancient and Modern series, which attempts to make Western philosophy more accessible to the gene…

A Short History of England

Read by Ray Clare


G. K. Chesterton


Gilbert Keith Chesterton was a prolific writer on many topics. His views of history were always from the standpoint of men and their interac…

Celebrated Crimes, Vol. 1: The Borgias and The Cenci

Read by LibriVox Volunteers


Alexandre Dumas


Dumas's 'Celebrated Crimes' was not written for children. The novelist has spared no language--has minced no words--to describe the violent …

Ulysses S. Grant

Read by David Wales


Owen Wister


Ulysses S. Grant was the great hero (for the North) in the Civil War and the 18th President of the United States. This short biography is on…

Famous Men of the Middle Ages

Read by LibriVox Volunteers


John Henry Haaren


“THE study of history, like the study of a landscape, should begin with the most conspicuous features. Not until these have been fixed in me…

The Story of Alchemy and the Beginnings of Chemistry

Read by Peter Yearsley


M. M. Pattison Muir


A light journey through the history of chemistry, from its start in the obscure mysteries of alchemy to what was, for the author, the cuttin…

Claus Störtebeker

Read by LibriVox Volunteers


Georg Engel


Claus Beckera, besser bekannt als Claus Störtebeker, war schon zu Lebzeiten eine Legende: Gemeinsam mit Heino Wichmann und Gödeke …

Commentaries on the Gallic War

Read by LibriVox Volunteers


Gaius Julius Caesar


Commentarii de Bello Gallico (English: Commentaries on the Gallic War) is Julius Caesar's firsthand account of the Gallic Wars, written as a…

Libro I de la Historia de Heródoto

Read by Tux


Herodotus


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

Foxe's Book of Martyrs Vol 1, A History of the Lives, Sufferings, and Triumphan…

Read by LibriVox Volunteers


John Foxe


The Book of Martyrs, by John Foxe, is an English Protestant account of the persecutions of Protestants, many of whom had died for their beli…

< 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 >