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The Gilded Age, A Tale of Today (version 2)

Read by John Greenman


Mark Twain


Originally published in 1873, The Gilded Age: A Tale of Today is the only novel Twain co-wrote (C.D. Warner was a good friend and neighbor o…

Römische Geschichte Buch 1

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Theodor Mommsen


Mommsen (1817-1903) erhielt für die Römische Geschichte 1902 den Nobelpreis für Literatur. Erstes Buch Bis zur Abschaffung d…

On the Laws

Read by Geoffrey Edwards


Marcus Tullius Cicero


On the Laws (Latin: De Legibus) was written shortly after Cicero's "On the Commonwealth" during the last years of the Roman Republ…

The Conquest of Bread

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Peter Kropotkin


In this work, Kropotkin points out what he considers to be the fallacies of the economic systems of feudalism and capitalism, and how he bel…

A Problem in Modern Ethics

Read by Martin Geeson


John Addington Symonds


“Society lies under the spell of ancient terrorism and coagulated errors. Science is either wilfully hypocritical or radically misinformed.”…

Anti-imperialist Writings

Read by John Greenman


Mark Twain


This audiobook is a collection of Mark Twain's anti-imperialist writings (newspaper articles, interviews, speeches, letters, essays and pamp…

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 Moral Equivalent of War

Read by D.E. Wittkower


William James


The Moral Equivalent of War, the last public utterance of William James, is significant as expressing the opinions of a practical psychologi…

The Subjection of Women

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John Stuart Mill


The Subjection of Women is the title of an essay written by John Stuart Mill in 1869, possibly jointly with his wife Harriet Taylor Mill, st…

Civil Rights and Equal Protection Cases 1856-1948

Read by Kelli Robinson


United States Supreme Court


Landmark United States Supreme Court decisions focusing on civil rights and equal protection between 1856 and 1948.

The Gettysburg Address (version 3)

Read by Mark F. Smith


Abraham Lincoln


The Dedication of the National Cemetery at Gettysburg, in November, 1863, followed a few short months after the roiling, acrid clouds of gun…

Bible Defence of Slavery

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Josiah Priest


The full title of this book is Bible Defense of Slavery; and Origin, Fortunes, and History of the Negro Race, by Rev. Josiah Priest, A. M. 5…

Die Anarchisten

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John Henry Mackay


John Henry Mackays Buch „Die Anarchisten“ ist überwiegend biographisch gefärbt und basiert auf eigenen Erlebnissen. Anhand zweier …

Ann Veronica

Read by Joy Chan


H. G. Wells


Ann Veronica was a controversial book detailing the development of a naive school girl into a "New Woman". When it was published, …

The Machine

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Upton Sinclair


Upton Sinclair is best known for his novel The Jungle, an expose of the meatpacking industry. He was also a playwright whose works for the s…

Toussaint L’Ouverture: A Biography and Autobiography

Read by James K. White


John Relly Beard


François-Dominique Toussaint L’Ouverture (1743-1803) rose to fame in 1791 during the Haitian struggle for independence. In this revol…

News From Nowhere

Read by Elizabeth Klett


William Morris


News from Nowhere (1890) is a classic work combining utopian socialism and soft science fiction written by the artist, designer and socialis…

The Philippics

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Marcus Tullius Cicero


A philippic is a fiery, damning speech delivered to condemn a particular political actor. The term originates with Demosthenes, who delivere…

The Every-day Life of Abraham Lincoln

Read by Bill Boerst


Francis Fisher Browne


This detailed biography covers the places in Lincoln's life: Indiana, Illinois, Washington. It also traces his various roles as storekeeper,…

History of the Thirty Years War, Volume 1

Read by Alan Winterrowd


Friedrich Schiller


The History of the Thirty Years War is a five volume work, which followed his very successful History of the Revolt of the Netherlands. Writ…

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