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Author: Simon Sebag Montefiore
Release Date: November 10, 2020
A celebration of the great speeches of world history and cultural life. A VINTAGE ORIGINALIn this exuberant collection, acclaimed historian Simon Sebag Montefiore takes us on a journey from ancient times to the twenty-first century. Some speeches are...
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Author: Margaret MacMillan
Release Date: September 22, 2020
From the bestselling author of Paris 1919 comes a provocative view of war as an essential component of humanity and our history. Is peace an aberration?  The instinct to fight may be innate in human nature, but war—organized violence&mdash...
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Author: James Lacey and Williamson Murray | Narrator: Rick Adamson
Release Date: May 19, 2020
Hannibal vs. Scipio. Grant vs. Lee. Rommel vs. Patton. The greatest battles, commanders, and rivalries of all time come to life in this engrossing guide to the geniuses of military history. “A compelling study of military leadership.&rdquo...
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Author: Richard Haass | Narrator: Dan Woren
Release Date: May 12, 2020
An invaluable primer from Richard Haass, president of the Council on Foreign Relations, that will help anyone, expert and non-expert alike, navigate a time in which many of our biggest challenges come from the world beyond our borders.Like it or not,...
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Author: A. C. Grayling | Narrator: Neil Gardner
Release Date: November 05, 2019
The first authoritative and accessible single-volume history of philosophy to cover both Western and Eastern traditions, from one of the world's most eminent thinkersThe story of philosophy is the story of who we are and why. An epic tale, spanning c...
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Author: Simon Sebag Montefiore | Narrator: Juliet Stevenson, Simon Russell Beale, Tuppence Middleton and Rupert Penry-Jones
Release Date: October 15, 2019
Outstanding selection of great letters from ancient times to the 21st century, touching on power, love, art, sex, faith, and war.Written in History: Letters that Changed the World celebrates the great letters of world history, and cultural and person...
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Author: Timothy C. Winegard | Narrator: Mark Deakins
Release Date: August 06, 2019
**The instant New York Times bestseller.***An international bestseller.*“Hugely impressive, a major work.”—NPRA pioneering and groundbreaking work of narrative nonfiction that offers a dramatic new perspective on the history of huma...
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Author: Hal Brands and Charles Edel | Narrator: Marc Cashman
Release Date: May 14, 2019
An eloquent call to draw on the lessons of the past to address current threats to international orderThe ancient Greeks hard-wired a tragic sensibility into their culture. By looking disaster squarely in the face, by understanding just how badly thin...
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Author: Simon Sebag Montefiore | Narrator: Steve West
Release Date: October 16, 2018
In this inspiring, horrifying, and accessible collection of short, entertaining, and vivid life stories, Simon Sebag Montefiore—one of our pre-eminent historians and a prizewinning writer—presents the giant characters who have changed the...
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Author: James Miller | Narrator: Robert Petkoff
Release Date: September 18, 2018
A new history of the world's most embattled idea.Today, democracy is the world's only broadly accepted political system, and yet it has become synonymous with disappointment and crisis. How did it come to this? In Can Democracy Work? James Miller, th...
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Author: James Walvin | Narrator: Roger Davis
Release Date: April 03, 2018
The modern successor to Sweetness and Power, James Walvin's Sugar is a rich and engaging work on a topic that continues to change our world.How did a simple commodity, once the prized monopoly of kings and princes, become an essential ingredient in t...
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Author: Reza Aslan | Narrator: Reza Aslan
Release Date: November 07, 2017
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The bestselling author of Zealot and host of Believer explores humanity’s quest to make sense of the divine in this concise and fascinating history of our understanding of God.  In Zealot, Reza Aslan replac...
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