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The Riot Act

Read by David Barnes


Parliament Of The United Kingdom Of Great Britain


The Riot Act was passed by the British Parliament in 1714, the first year of the reign of George I, and came into effect in August 1715. Thi…

Selection from The Temple

Read by David Barnes


George Herbert


George Herbert (April 3, 1593 – March 1, 1633) was a Welsh poet, orator and a priest. Throughout his life he wrote religious poems character…

Indian Frontier Policy, an Historical Sketch

Read by David Barnes


General Sir John Miller Adye


"The subject of our policy on the North-West frontier of India is one of great importance, as affecting the general welfare of our East…

Sherman’s Recollections of California, 1846-1848, 1855-1857, from his Memoirs

Read by David Wales


William Tecumseh Sherman


This LibriVox recording comprises three chapters from American Civil War General William Tecumseh Sherman’s Memoirs. The chapters deal with…

British EU Policy After The Election

In St Antony's College Podcasts

Read by David Hannay


Various


St Antony's College is the most international of the six graduate colleges of the University of Oxford, specialising in international relati…

Chapter 25

In The Mystery (LibriVox NaNoWriMo novel 2006)

Read by David Barnes


Written by David Barnes, recorded by David Barnes and Librivox Volunteers


The idea was to write a whole novel in the month of November, based on the guidelines of the National Novel Writing Month. The twist is that…

British EU Policy After The Election

In European Studies Centre

Read by David Hannay, Stephen Wall, Chris Patten and Jane Caplan


Various


University of Oxford Podcasts

10. On the Relativity of the Conception of Distance11. The Lorentz Transformati…

In Relativity: The Special and General Theory

Read by David Barnes


Albert Einstein


This is an introduction to Einstein’s space-bending, time-stretching theory of Relativity, written by the master himself. Special and Genera…

Chapter 08

In War and Peace, Book 01: 1805

Read by David Barnes


Leo Tolstoy


War and Peace (Russian: Война и мир, Voyna i mir; in original orthography: Война и миръ, Voyna i mir") is an epic novel by Leo Tolstoy,…

The Butcher and His Customers

In Aesop's Fables, Volume 11 (Fables 251-275)

Read by David Barnes


Aesop


Dating back to the 6th century BC, Aesop's Fables tell universal truths through the use of simple allegories that are easily understood. Tho…

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